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Parker, Heath , Mrs. (Heath Parker) (1846) George Cantley Collection

 Collection

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

George Cantley Collection (1846) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18460000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of photographs of the IV Corps Region of South Vietnam

Added: 10 Aug 2006[Updated: 10 Aug 2006]
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Item Number: VA047755   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Hard-hitting M-113 APC's form a protective Iron Circle.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 16 Oct 2006[Updated: 16 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047758   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The last obstacle successfully completed, elements of the 16th Sq. 4th Armor Bde. speed toward their main objective, the northern most fringes of the Plane of Reeds along the Cambodian boarder.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 16 Oct 2006[Updated: 16 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047759   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Crew members of an M-113 take a much deserved break from the action on the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 16 Oct 2006[Updated: 16 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047763   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Speeding across the Plain of Reeds, a column of armored vehicle produced a cloud of dust which reached a height of forty meters. The column was estimated to be three miles long and contained some 240 fighting machines.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047757   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Columns five and six make a mad dash for the front Eager to be the first to make contact.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 16 Oct 2006[Updated: 16 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047760   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The end of a day's march found the cavalrymen of the 4th Armored Gp. encamped on a grassy field on the outskirts of the city of Cao Lanh in the Mekong Delta. The stark brilliance of ancestral tombs an un-easy atmosphere on the eve of battle.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 16 Oct 2006[Updated: 16 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047762   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The end of the second day's operation found the column halted at a 'MIKE FORCE' camp in the 44th Special Zone. The camp is located at Don Phuc in the province of Kien Phong. Shown in the center of the photograph are two M-113 CP/CC armored vehicles with communication systems set-up for local

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047754   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Strike force returning from the northern sector of the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 16 Oct 2006[Updated: 16 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047756   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Ready to transmit: Here, an M-114 CP/CC is shown fully operational. This unit utilizes PRC 46,47 and 74 radios in addition to Commo 25's. When linked to a 292 transmitting/receiving antenna, it is possible to reach as far as the Philippines.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 16 Oct 2006[Updated: 16 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047761   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Beyond the distant horizon lies the Camboidan border. Just hours from new, 22 Vietnamese Rangers will have fallen, 14 more will receive wounds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047764   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

'No we ain't coal miners and that thing up front ain't a drill either.' 'We are Texans and we are stringing barbed wire on the north forty.' Actually, these dust covered Armor troops are moving across the Plain of Reeds to action on the Cambodian border.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047765   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Extending for a distance of three miles, an Armored column moves toward the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047766   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Strike force five returns from the Cambodian border area.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047767   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The Iron circle of the 12th Sq swells as more vehicles return from the front.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047768   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Armored column maneuvers into strike position on the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047769   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Armored column takes 'five' prior to forming into six strike elements.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047770   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

1/4 Cavalry. 'Terre Rouge' Rubber Plantation An Loc, Brih Long Brov (?)

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047771   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 14 Jan 2013]
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Item Number: VA047772   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047773   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047774   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

1/4 Cavalry in The Rubber.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047775   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

1st Infantry Division tanks of the 1st Squadron, 4th cavalry, cut a swath through a heavily booby trapped area. They were clearing the way for ground troops in search of the slusive Dong Nai NVA Regiment, 25 miles northeast of Saigon.

Item Creation Date: 15 October 1969

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 14 Jan 2013]
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Item Number: VA047776   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Staff Sergeant Shirley Sheets rides Sam, the mascot of the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry. Lai Khe, RVN.

Item Creation Date: 16 January 1970

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047777   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Armed to the teeth (from bullets to bridges) an Armored column of the 4th Arm. Bde., prepares to enter the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047778   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A 'zippo' in action. 1/4 Cavalry.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047779   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Framed by the ancient Duoc and Vet trees of Don Phuc, elements of the 4th Arm. Bde. begin the day's march which will end after sunset and the deaths of 88 enemy soldiers.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047780   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Just minutes left before the familiar 'Mount-up' is passed, members of the 42nd Ranger Battalion, 4th Ranger Group make a final check of equipment and personnel prior to their departure for the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 07 Mar 2019]
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Item Number: VA047781   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

APC's return from fire point six, their iron flanks covered with dust from the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047782   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Ammunition and fuel running low, two APC's break-off contact with the NVA at fire point six. The engagement occured 19 Kilometers northwest of Tuyen Binh, Kien Tuong, RVN. The area in which this battle took place is known as the Plains of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047783   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The last obstacle successfully completed elements of the 16th Sq. 4th Armor Bde. speed toward their main objective the northern most finges of the Plain of Reeds along the Cambodian border.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047784   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The last obstacle successfully completed, elements of the 16th Sq. 4th Armor Bde. speed toward their main objective, the northern most fringes of the Plain of Reeds along the Cambodian border.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047785   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The moment of thruth! Cavalrymen of the 4th Arm. Bde. learned the bitter truth during this march. M-113's cannot leap over a six foot wide canal and worse yet, they don't fly worth a darn.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047786   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Framed by ancient Duoc and Vet trees elements of an armored column await orders that will send them onto the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047787   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Slowing to a virtual crawl, an M-113 prepares to negotiate a marshy bog on the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047788   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

INSERTION OR EXTRACTION: In this case an M-113 APC inserted itself into a six foot wide canal, quite certain that such a small depression would offer little trouble. Net result: It had to be extracted to the accompaniment of vociferous and comradery laughter.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047789   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Elements of the 4th Armor Bde., begin the delicate maneuver of separating into six individual and separate strike forces. Strike forces of the 12th Sq. later during the day encountered NVA forces in divsion strength at fire points five and six.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047790   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

An M-113 APC returns to fire base 'Quebec' from the scene of action along the VAM CO TAY river near the Cambodian border.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047791   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The bodies of fallen Rangers are returned to fire base 'Quebec' by an M-114 APC. The Rangers were slain in fierce fighting at fire points five and six along the Cambodian border in the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047792   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

M-113's of the 12th Sq., 4th Armor Bde., pause briefly during a re-supply mission before returning into combat on the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047793   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

DEFENSE OF SAIGON: SFC Raymond Belcher (Olympia, Wash), 701st Maintenance Bn, 1st Inf Div, directs an M-48A1 tank onto a new track at the Thu Duc Water Treatment Plant, located 12 km northeast of Saigon.

Item Creation Date: 16-17 August 1968

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047794   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

After two day's of hard fighting along the Cambodia border on the Plain of Reeds, the task force returns to fire base 'Quebec'. The Task Force, composed of elements of the 4th Armor Bde. and 4th Vietnamese Ranger Gp., received supplies of food, gasoline and ammunition, then returned to action.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047795   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A 'Chinook' helicopter has just delivered the day's rations of gasoline for the thirsty 'Iron Ladys' of the 16th Sq. 4th Armor Bde.. The unit is in action on the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047796   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Members of the 43rd Ranger Bn. are airlifted into firebase 'Quebec'. The battalion furnished security for the Hq Sq fire base (Quebec) and an artillery battery of 155's.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047797   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A 'Huey' gunship rides shotgun on a trio of tracks headed for the front. The tracks are part of an operation against NVA positions which had been located in the remote northern areas of the Plain of Reeds.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047798   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Two M-113's and one M-114 return from the front bearing the bodies of fallen comrades. Overhead a 'Chinook' helicopter seems to pause momentarily to pay homage then moves on to the grim business of war.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 17 Oct 2006]
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Item Number: VA047799   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

DEFENSE OF SAIGON: SFC Raymond Belcher (Olympia, Wash) (partially hidden), 701st Mainenance Bn, 1st Inf Div, gives the signal to roll the track off the M-48A1 tank as PFC Richard W. Watkins (Royal Oak, Mich), 701st Maintenance Bn, 1st Inf Div, looks on at the Thu Duc Water Treatment Plant, located

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Item Creation Date: 16-17 August 1968

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 11 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA047800   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry (Quarter Horse). Vic Michelin Rubber Plantation

Item Creation Date: March 1970

Collection: George Cantley Collection

Added: 17 Oct 2006[Updated: 07 Mar 2019]