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Simmons, Edwin H., Mr. (Edwin H. Simmons) (405) Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

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Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection (405) Finding Aid
Item Number: 4050000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of official photographs document Bigadier General Edwin H. Simmons' two tour of duty in Vietnam, 1965-1966, 1970-1971. All photographs date from these two date spans and are 8x10 prints with captions.

Added: 07 Jan 2002[Updated: 21 Jul 2006]
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Item Number: VA020877   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(044) Eight Stars - Lieutenant General Victor H. Krulak, left, Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; Major General Norman J. Anderson, Commanding General, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing; and Lieutenant General Robert E. Cushman, Jr., Commanding General, III Marine Amphibious Force head for the

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Item Creation Date: 24 October 1967

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020878   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(045) Genral Kim, Blue Dragon Brigade Commander, Republic of Korea Marine Corps, escorts Lieuteneant General Victor H. Krulak from a briefing at the Blue Dragon Headquarters, 15 miles south of Chu Lai.

3M-23-202-67
III MAF
Photog: LCpl [Romine]
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine

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Item Creation Date: 09 March 1967

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020879   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(046) Group shot of high-ranking military officials outside of I Corps Headquarters, Da Nang. Left to right: Major General Rathvon McC Tompkins, Deputy Commanding General, III Marine Amphibious Force; Major General Earl E. Anderson, Chief of Staff, III Marine Amphibious Force; Mr. Cross, Director,

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Item Creation Date: November 1968

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020836   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(003) Ready for Firing - The 30-foot tube of the 175mm gun points the direction. Its 150 pound projectile will travel up to 20 miles.

1D-1-60-69
1stMarDiv [1st Marine Division]
Photog: LCpl A. C. Prentiss
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps)
mis A372020

Item Creation Date: 1 March 1969

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020837   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(004) Moving out - The 175mm gun is capable of traveling 375 miles at top speed of 35mph.

1D-2-60-69
1stMarDiv [1st Marine Division]
Photog: LCpl A. C. Prentiss
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps)
mis A372021

Item Creation Date: 1 March 1969

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020838   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(005) Two tanks from 'C' Company, 1st tank battalion, 3rd platoon, stop and look over the terrain situation before moving on during Operation Pipestone Canyon, 8 miles south of DaNang.

1D-8-153-69
1stMarDiv [1st Marine Division]
Photog: Sgt Alva V. Huffman
Defense Dept. Photo

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Item Creation Date: 2 June 1969

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020840   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(007) Operation Pipestone Canyon - Marines of 'G' 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Platoon crouch and wait to move in on a bunker complex being prepped by a 106mm recoiless rifle, during Operation Pipestone Canyon, 10 miles south of the City of Da Nang.

1D-2-144-69
1st MarDiv [1st Marine

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Item Creation Date: 13 June 1969

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020910   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

( 077) Amtracs Advance--Leathernecks of 'K' Co., Third battalion, First Marine Regiment, were moved by amphibian tractors during Operation Badger Tooth before assaulting the fortified village of Tho Tham Khe in Quang Tri province.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 28 Jul 2005]
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Item Number: VA020911   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(078) Operatioin Piranha--Marines remove weapons from an underground bunker.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 23 Aug 2001]
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Item Number: VA020895   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(062) Mulit-Battalion Lift--Elements of the 2nd battalion, 5th marine regiment stand by at the An Hoa Air Base while waiting to board Sea Knight Helicopters of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-164. More than 3,500 Leatherneck infantryman were air lifted Nov. 20 in a sector about eight miles

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 06 Feb 2013]
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Item Number: VA020855   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(022) The Face of War- Corporal Larry R. Miklos, center, and an unidentified corpsman look in horror as an enemy machine gun fires at the medevac helicopter in which he is riding. Miklos, an artillery forward observer, was wounded during an enemy ambush while on a search and destroy mission south

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Item Creation Date: 1 September 1967

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020856   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(023) Teamwork - A Chopper from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) -261 drops off Marine riflemen. The helo's were also used for resupply and medevacs during the operation.

2-233-66
1stMAW [1st Marine Aircraft Wing]
Photog: Cpl. Halstead
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine

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Item Creation Date: 29 April 1966

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020899   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(066) Sgt. McCullough films flame tank from 3rd Tanks on sweep west of Quang.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 14 Jan 2013]
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Item Number: VA020858   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(025) Hill 510, presently occupied by the command group of 1st Battalion, 5th Marine, will probably be our last fire support base in the Que Sons. I do expect the Army to [illegible] their [one] over in [illegible] about 13 April so perhaps we won't have to tear it down.

Aerial of

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Item Creation Date: 04 March 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020859   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(026) During operation Hue City in Viet Nam, Marines of 'L' Company, 3rd Battalion, Fifth Marines, effectively use walls and buildings as cover during their advance against the enemy.

1D-6-53-68
1st MarDiv [1st Marine Division]
Photog: J. C. Pennington
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine

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Item Creation Date: 22 February 1968

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020860   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(027) 3. FSB Ryder, 18 Feb 1971. One of the first steps in razing the position is soaking the bunkers with diesel fuel and then setting them afire. Heavier positions are blown up with demolitions.

Photographic Section
1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF
FPO San Francisco 96602

Item Creation Date: 18 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020861   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(028) 4. FSB Ryder, 18 Feb 1971. After the fire and demolitions have done their work it is time for the mini-dozer and working parties to take care of the rubble.

Photographic Section
1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF
FPO San Francisco [illegible]

Item Creation Date: 18 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020862   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(029) 5. FSB Ryder, 26 Feb 1971. These little mini-dozers which can be lifted by helicopter are our secret weapon when it comes to either building or tearing down a fire support base.

Photographic Section
1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF
FPO San Francisco 96602

Item Creation Date: 26 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020863   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(030) 6. FSB Ryder, 26 Feb 1971. These Marines are waiting for the inspection to be over so they can then leave the hill.

Photographic Section
1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF
FPO San Francisco 96602

Item Creation Date: 26 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020864   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(031) 7. FSB Ryder, 26 Feb 1971. Last view of Ryder, inspection completed, one or two more helo lifts needed to take off the mini-dozer and the water trailers.

Photographic Section
1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF
FPO San Francisco 96602

Item Creation Date: 26 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020865   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(032) 1. OP Round Up, 6 Feb 1971. - Round Up was an observation post south of Que Son district headquarters on Hill 270 South. It is a conical hill coming up out of the valley floor covered with great boulders. It could well have been called 'Round Top' because of its resemblance to Little and Big

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Item Creation Date: 06 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020866   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(033) 2. OP Round Up, 6 Feb 1971. - Here you can see 81mm mortar pits, ammunition bunkers, and some individual bunkers. The mortars are under the ponchos and the striped poles are aiming stakes. [Observation Post Round Up]

Item Creation Date: 06 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020905   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(072) Operation Orange-- Aerial resupply by paro-drop.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 23 Aug 2001]
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Item Number: VA020868   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(035) 4. OP Round Up, 6 Feb 1971. - 'Igloos' or individual 'hootches' made by covering steel culvert sections with sand bags. Would not protect against significant amount of artillery, mortar, or rocket fire but useful in low intensity situations. There is room inside for a cot and personal

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Item Creation Date: 06 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020869   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(036) 5. OP Round Up, 6 Feb 1971. - Another view of an igloo, a bunker, and a machine gun position (without its machine gun). [Observation Post Round Up]

Item Creation Date: 06 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020909   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(076) Scramble--A Leatherneck from 'E' Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines finds the going rough as he scrambles down a steep mountain slope during a search-and-clear operation west of Elliott Combat Base in Vietnam's northern I Corps area. Marines fought the rugged mountainous jungle terrain as

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 16 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VA020912   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(079) Plane tank fires

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 23 Aug 2001]
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Item Number: VA020872   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(039) 10. OP Round Up, 18 Feb 1971. - Waiting for inspection after demolition. [Observation Post Round Up]

Item Creation Date: 18 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020873   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(040) 11. OP Round Up, 18 Feb 1971. - Still waiting for inspection. (It wasn't satisfactory; I gave them another day to get the hill cleaned up.) [Observation Post Round Up]

Item Creation Date: 18 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020874   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(041) 12. OP Round Up, 18 Feb 1971. - Final view of OP Round Up. Compare with the first view [VA020865]. [Observation Post Round Up]

Item Creation Date: 18 February 1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020875   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(042) Operation Oklahoma Hills - Machine Gunner and his assistant assault a house from which they received enemy fire in the village of Lam Phung 2.

ID-16-111-69
1st MarDiv [1st Marine Division]
Photog: Sgt A. V. Huffman
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps)
jld A371941

Item Creation Date: 21 April 1969

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020876   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(043) Battleship New Jersey off the coast of Vietnam.

3D-1-2303-68
3rdMarDiv [3rd Marine Division]
Photog: Tilson
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps)
mis !192580

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020881   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(048) Street Shield - Marines use a M-48 tank as cover as they advance during street fighting in Hue, Feb. 3.

3M-5-189-68
IIIMAF [III Marine Amphibious Force]
Photog: SSgt J. L. Harlam
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps)
fhm A190812

Item Creation Date: 03 February 1968

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020914   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(081) Liftoff-- A Marine Bronco, newest addition to the Leathernecks' air arm in Vietnam, clears the deck at the Marble Mountain Air Facility south of Danang and heads for another mission. Used primarily as an observation aircraft, the Bronco is also employed to direct jet attacks against enemy

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 06 Feb 2013]
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Item Number: VA020915   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(082) 7th Motor Transport Battalion Roughrider convoy from Danang to An Hoa

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 23 Aug 2001]
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Item Number: VA020884   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(051) Amtracs move across river with marines of F Co 2/5 aboard during Operation New Castle.

24-85-67
1stMarDiv [1st Marine Division]
Photog: LCpl. J. L. McClory
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps)
fhm A370023

Item Creation Date: 26 March 1967

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
Photograph
Item Number: VA020917   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(084) SLF 'Bravo'-- Leatherneck of the 3rd Battalion, First Marine Regiment, move inland following a helicopter assault in the Cau Viet area january 24, as a CH-46 Sea Knght heads toward the Special Landing Force shipping in the South China Sea.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 23 Aug 2001]
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Item Number: VA020918   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(085) Marines of 'B' Co., H & S 106mm recoiless, First battalion, Twenty-sixth Regiment firing on an enemy position and getting a confirmed 4 KIA, 2 bunkers, 1 gun.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 23 Aug 2001]
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Item Number: VA020919   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(086) Sketch - Post Docks, Quantico, Virginia. By J. DeMosse.

Item Creation Date: 1973

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 10 Oct 2012]
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Item Number: VA020889   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(056) Elements of 1st Battalion, 9th Marines aid a shot down helicopter during Operation Scotland II in the DMZ, South Vietnam. The helicopter is from Helicopter Group 161.

3M-13-1507-68
III MAF [III Marine Amphibious Force]
Photog: SSgt Jerry M. Baker
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine

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Item Creation Date: 20 September 1968

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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Item Number: VA020921   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(088) - Sketch, Walter Hall, Quantico, Virginia, J. DeMosse '73

Item Creation Date: 1973

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 10 Oct 2012]
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Item Number: VA020922   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(089) - Sketch, J. DeMosse '73, Marine Corps Museum, Quantico, VA.

Item Creation Date: 1973

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 10 Oct 2012]
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Item Number: VA020923   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(090) - Sketch, Harry Lee Hall, Quantico, VA., J. DeMosse '73.

Item Creation Date: 1973

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 10 Oct 2012]
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Item Number: VA020924   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(091) - Sketch, Golf Club House, Quantico, VA., J. DeMosse '73

Item Creation Date: 1973

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 10 Oct 2012]
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Item Number: VA020925   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(092) - Sketch, Harry Lee Hall, Quantico, VA., J. DeMosse '73.

Item Creation Date: 1973

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 10 Oct 2012]
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Item Number: VA020880   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(047) Anticipation - Vietnamese Rangers wait patiently to board Marine helicopters for an assault on Viet Cong positions in the Danang area.

65-76-B
3rdMarDiv (MAG-16) [3rd Marine Division][Marine Aircraft Group 16]
Photog: Sgt. E. Smith
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps)
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Item Creation Date: 29 April 1965

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
Photograph
Item Number: VA020834   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

(001) Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons, USMC; Assistant Division Commander; 1st Marine Division; Vietnam; 1970-1971

Photographic Section
1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF
FPO San Francisco 96602

Item Creation Date: 1970-1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 11 Jun 2019]
Photograph
Item Number: VA020835   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(002) Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons, USMC; Assistant Division Commander; 1st Marine Division; Vietnam; 1970-1971

Item Creation Date: 1970-1971

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 11 Jun 2019]
Photograph
Item Number: VA020839   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

(006) Missions Complete - The last of four Sea Knights of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-265 returns to the USS Tripoli following the completion of morning resupply and medevac missions.

0639
1st MAW [1st Marine Aircraft Wing]
Photog: MSgt D. Morris
Defense Dept. Photo (Marine

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Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons Collection

Added: 23 Aug 2001[Updated: 15 Jul 2019]
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