A kneeling NCO (non commissioned officer) kneels and opens fire with his Australian-made Owen Submachine Gun. Backing him up are two lying prone soldiers... one fires the American M60, belt-fed machine gun while the other utilizes the standard L1A1 SLR (self loading rifle). The fourth member of the section is the radio man holding his M16 rifle in one hand while he calls in a SITREP (situation report) on the handset of his PRC-25 radio set.
Meanwhile in Hue City, further north from Saigon, this young ‘Grunt’ sprints for cover, one hand gripping his M16, the other holding onto his steel helmet.
A male comrade of this little VC ‘sniper’prepares to fire off a burst from his AK47. The Soviet-designed AK47 has long been a favorite weapon (and symbol) of guerrilla groups...
One more Marine takes careful aim at some enemy soldiers. In the U.S.M.C. it is a tradition that every, single Marine is a ‘trained rifleman’ irrespective of what branch of...
The M72 LAW (Light Anti Tank Weapon) was a portable, one-shot, 66mm unguided anti tank weapon first adopted by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps in 1963. Although originally intended...