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Philip Varsel, Mr. (Philip Varsel) (1816) Philip Varsel Collection

 Collection

Found in 565 Collections and/or Records:

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Item Number: VAS048008   (Click For More Item Information)
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Long Binh, Vietnam. New equipment training at 185th Maint Bn. Removing the fuel mixing tank and air compressor skid from the XM45E1 flame thrower service unit.

Item Creation Date: September 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 18 May 2009[Updated: 01 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

View of the river (Dong Nai?) between Long Binh and Di An, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: September 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 15 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048037   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

'Lai Khe, Vietnam' C Co, 701st Maint shop area. A couple of power packs removed from combat loss M113A1 armored personnel carriers. Combat loss M113A1s were frequently recovered using a CH54 Sky Crane helicopter. The power packs and tracks had to be removed because of weight limits. The tracks

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Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 18 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048088   (Click For More Item Information)
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Tay Ninh, Vietnam. B Co, 725th Maint shop area. Ba, the shop supply secretary.

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 19 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048039   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Lai Khe, Vietnam. C Co, 701st Maint shop area. View of an M113A1 armored personnel carrier engine compartment showing the damage done by a mine.

Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 18 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048090   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Tay Ninh, Vietnam. B Co, 725th Maint shop area. M109 SP howitzer waiting inspection

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 19 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048107   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Tay Ninh, Vietnam. B Co, 725th Maint shop area. What's left of a combat loss M106 mortar carrier loaded on a 'low boy' semi trailer for turn in at Long Binh.

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 20 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048092   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Tay Ninh, Vietnam. B Co, 725th Maint shop area. View of the shop area.

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 19 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048093   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Tay Ninh, Vietnam. B Co, 725th Maint shop area. SSG Varsel at the customer assistance desk.

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 19 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048044   (Click For More Item Information)
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Highway 13, vicinity of Bau bang, Vietnam. Vietnamese kids.

Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 18 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048111   (Click For More Item Information)
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Tay Ninh, Vietnam B Co, 725th Maint shop area. SP5 Brown, the shop supply clerk.

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 20 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048046   (Click For More Item Information)
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Highway 13, vicinity of Bau Bang, Vietnam. John and I were taking a transfer case for an M109 howitzer to our maintenance team at the fire base just north of Chon Thanh. The lead tank of the two tank escort from B Co, 2/34 Armor broke down and John stayed to trouble shoot the tank while I drove

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Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 18 May 2009[Updated: 01 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048113   (Click For More Item Information)
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Tay Ninh, Vietnam. B Co, 725th Maint shop area. Looking back towards the company area from the shop office. Some combat loss tracked vehicles can be seen behind the fuel and electric shop.

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 20 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048048   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Lai Khe, Vietnam. C Co, 701st Maint shop area. A couple of M113A1 armored personnel carriers in the track shop for maintenance.

Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 18 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048115   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Tay Ninh, Vietnam. B Co, 725th Maint shop area. The shop office records clerk posing with the company guidon.

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 20 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048050   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lai Khe, Vietnam. C Co, 701st Maint shop area. The maintenance platoon leader.

Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 18 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048117   (Click For More Item Information)
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Tay Ninh, Vietnam B Co, 725th Maint shop area. An M109 SP howitzer (155mm) brought in for maintenance.

Item Creation Date: July 1970

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 20 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048052   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lai Khe, Vietnam. C Co, 701st Maint shop area. Working on an M578 recovery vehicle power pack.

Item Creation Date: 1968

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 18 May 2009[Updated: 24 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048203   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. MSG Varsel and SP5 Hall.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048204   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. Combat damaged M48A3 tanks loaded up for back haul to Long Binh.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 21 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048199   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. Getting ready to change the engine on an M113 APC power pack.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048206   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. Combat damaged trucks waiting back haul to Long Binh.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 21 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048207   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junctin City. SP4 Fisher using a cutting torch to cannibalize from a combat damaged 5 ton wrecker.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 21 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048208   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. Combat damaged M48A3 tank from 1st Eng Bn loaded for back haul to Long Binh. The 1st Eng Bn may have had five of these tanks with dozer blades, but I can only remember four. Three had 'Peanuts' figures painted on them (Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy),

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Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048209   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. View of Special Forces camp (CIDG?) with M107, 175MM, SP Howitzers in the foreground.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 21 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048210   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. View of M107, 175MM, SP Howitzer firing.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 21 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048211   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lai Khe, Vietnam C Co, 701st Maint radio repairman waiting for the return flight to Soui Da (Operation Junction City).

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048212   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lai Khe. C-123 Cargo Plane at the airstrip.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048213   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lai Khe. Aerial view. The large cleared area at the upper center is where the 227th Avn Bn (1st Cav Div) parked their AH1 Cobras when they finally came to town.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048214   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lai Khe. Aerial view of the base camp and Highway 13

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 21 May 2009[Updated: 21 Aug 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048215   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lai Khe, Vietnam. Aerial view of the base camp west perimeter.

Item Creation Date: 01 February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048216   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lai Khe, Vietnam. Aerial view of the base camp southwest corner.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048217   (Click For More Item Information)
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Inside a UH1 helicopter heading back to Soui Da, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048218   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of terrain between Lai Khe and Soui Da, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048219   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of terrain between Lai Khe and Soui Da, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048220   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of terrain between Lai Khe and Soui Da, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048221   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of base camp at Dau Tieng, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048222   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of the village of Dau Tieng.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048223   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of base camp at Dau Tieng, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048224   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048225   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of the airstrip at Soui Da, Vietnam in the distance.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048226   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of the airstrip at Soui Da, Vietnam and the support base around it. A Special Forces camp is at the extreme right of the support area.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048227   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of the village of Soui Da, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048228   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of the airstrip at Soui Da, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048229   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aerial view of the airstrip at Soui Da, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 18 Dec 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048230   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. Two M88 VTRs loading a 1st Engr Bn dozer tank onto a 'draggin wagon'.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048231   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. A red smoke grenade bounces through the tents of the 1st Engr Bn as the ammo dump begins to burn. I was under a 3/4 ton truck when the fire started and the first indication I had that anything was wrong was when I noticed people from the unit next to us

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Item Creation Date: 01 February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048232   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. The ammo dump blowing up. The airstrip was just across the road form the ammo dump and planes coming in to air lift infantry back to Lai Khe did touch and go when they realized what was happening. Fortunately for the infantry waiting for a ride, there

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Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048233   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junctino City. Members of the contact team watching the ammo dump fire.

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]
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Item Number: VAS048234   (Click For More Item Information)
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Soui Da, Vietnam. Operation Junction City. SP5 Funari holding up half of an exploded 105mm projectile. This was blown up from the ammo dump fire, looked like a boomerang as it flew through the air, and made the eeriest whirring noise. IT also did a lot of damage when it hit the commo shop

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Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Philip Varsel Collection

Added: 27 May 2009[Updated: 03 Sep 2009]