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.
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
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.
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
American engineers clear mines in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.
Degars (the indigenous peoples of the Central Highlands of Vietnam) training with US Army Rangers
M40A2 Recoilless Rifle mounted on weapons platform in Vietnam. Date unkown.
Tank-mounted mine roller prepares to clear highway 19. Vietnam, date unknown.
M72 LAW carried on a soldier’s back. Date unknown.
Firing a quad 50 machine gun during Operation Pershing, Units supporting Co D, 1st Bn, 7th Cav. Regt., 1st Air Cav. Div.