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by Lawrence Winters

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Vietnam ~ 1969 -- 1970
The Making of a Marine...
...the Un-making of a Marine.

Photos of or by Larry Winters  (Vietnam 1969 -- 1970) 

 

Phu Bai, Vietnam


Sandbag bunker in Phu Bai
(wooden ammuniton boxes are also filled with sand)


Camp street in Phu Bai


Dave Deyo at Phu Bai
(Dave is Larry's lifelong friend and Vietnam-buddy -- see Chapter 22, "In Country", et.al., The Making and Un-making of a Marine)


 Marble Mountain Airbase, Vietnam


Larry Winters at Marble Mountain Airbase


Marble Mountain south of Da Nang on the South China Sea


Barbed wire at beach at Marble Mountain


Chopper flying over the beach at Marble Mountain
(this is the beach Larry stood guard duty -- see Chapter 25, "You've Got Two Steps", The Making and Un-making of a Marine)


Illuminating the beach perimeter at night  (photo taken from guard tower)
Note the flares (high-center) and Marble Mountain in the background (right edge of perimeter).


Door gunner's M60 machine gun in a CH-46 helicopter


CH-46 helicopter at Marble Mountain Airbase


Remains of CH-53 helicopter


Remains of CH-53 helicopter interior


Rearof CH-46 helicopter in  hangar at Marble Mountain


Headquarters, HMM 262 at Marble Mountain


"The Wild Kingdom" huddle at Marble Mountain [book]


 Larry Winters in the metal shop at Marble Mountain 


"Book, Rounds and Peace" ~ a military still life


"Kill for Peace" ~ A "hootch" at  Marble Mountain


Peace


Peace symbol painted by Dave Dayo on wooden writing desk at Marble Mountain


Morning call at Marble Mountain Airbase -- shaving  
(left to right: D Plemons (Chapter 30 ), Cornfield, Guerney


 Elsewhere in Vietnam


Flying over delta


Rock Marine LZ [landing zone]


A-6 Intruder fixed wing aircraft in hangar at Freedom Hill  


Water buffalo in field on National Highway 1 between Marble Mountain and Freedom Hill


 Children of Vietnam


Amerasian children


Vietnamese Madonna  (mother and child)


Hooch maid and her son at Phu Bai

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