A British Centaur IV of the Royal Marine Support Group. It is towing an ammunition sled. 6 June 1944, D-Day.

A British Centaur IV of the Royal Marine Support Group. It is towing an ammunition sled. 6 June 1944, D-Day.


Japanese troops at Braemar Hill during the Battle of Hong Kong, 1941.

Japanese troops at Braemar Hill during the Battle of Hong Kong, 1941.


Japanese troops at North Point, Hong Kong, December 1941.

Japanese troops at North Point, Hong Kong, December 1941.


Hong Kong Island Central District under artillery fire from the Japanese. December 1941.

Hong Kong Island Central District under artillery fire from the Japanese. December 1941.


Japanese troops in combat at Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong December 1941.

Japanese troops in combat at Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong December 1941.


This gun, one of the three coastal defence guns at Mount Davis, is a 9.2” MK 10 gun on MK 5 mounting. These guns were used to fire into Kowloon when the Japanese invaded Hong Kong in December 1941.

This gun, one of the three coastal defence guns at Mount Davis, is a 9.2” MK 10 gun on MK 5 mounting. These guns were used to fire into Kowloon when the Japanese invaded Hong Kong in December 1941.


Japanese army personnel manning a gun during the attack on North Point, Hong Kong, December 1941.

Japanese army personnel manning a gun during the attack on North Point, Hong Kong, December 1941.


The Japanese 228th Infantry Regiments enters Hong Kong, Mid-late December 1941.

The Japanese 228th Infantry Regiments enters Hong Kong, Mid-late December 1941.


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swack-n-stine:

#USMC #military #gun #shootout (Taken with Instagram)


Awaiting the second wave of combat helicopters on an isolated landing zone during Operation Pershing. 1968.

Awaiting the second wave of combat helicopters on an isolated landing zone during Operation Pershing. 1968.


US troops on a search and destroy mission, circa 1966

US troops on a search and destroy mission, circa 1966


A U.S. Navy Sikorsky RH-53A of helicopter mine countermeasures squadron HM-12 Sea Dragons towing a Mk 105 minesweeping off North Vietnam during “Operation End Sweep” in 1973. Note that the original RH-53A were converted CH-53s cargo variants drawn from Marine heavy helicopter squadron HMH-463 Pegasus. The helicopter still wears the HMH-463 tail code “YH” and the service description “MARINES”.

A U.S. Navy Sikorsky RH-53A of helicopter mine countermeasures squadron HM-12 Sea Dragons towing a Mk 105 minesweeping off North Vietnam during “Operation End Sweep” in 1973. Note that the original RH-53A were converted CH-53s cargo variants drawn from Marine heavy helicopter squadron HMH-463 Pegasus. The helicopter still wears the HMH-463 tail code “YH” and the service description “MARINES”.


This photograph shows South Vietnamese Rangers and an American adviser at the crash site of a U.S. helicopter in Dong Xoai. 1965.

This photograph shows South Vietnamese Rangers and an American adviser at the crash site of a U.S. helicopter in Dong Xoai. 1965.


Cavalrymen of the 1st Cavalry Division (airmobile) in action during the battle of Ia Drang, 1965.

Cavalrymen of the 1st Cavalry Division (airmobile) in action during the battle of Ia Drang, 1965.


27 December 1966 - Dead North Vietnamese soldiers on LZ Bird, Chinook rising above the field, Vietnam

27 December 1966 - Dead North Vietnamese soldiers on LZ Bird, Chinook rising above the field, Vietnam