The Mighty Ninth

Strive To Reach The Summit


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BB-91.JPG#4 Gun destroyed82 viewsOur #4 gun was hit with a recoilless rifle round. If you double-click and enlarge the photo, you can actually see where shrapnel penetrated the gear box.
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BB-2.JPGOn the double!78 viewsSection Chief Carlos Casteel on the left; redleg bending down is Ambrose Smurra.
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BB-10.JPGMe and Freddie77 viewsBob Becker...that's me...standing next to Freddie Martinez.
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BB-3.JPGYes...we got orders to move73 viewsThe Section is on the move. Section Chief Carlos Casteel, left, and Freddy Martinez, right.
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BB-82.JPGAftermath72 viewsThis is the #4 gun looking towards LZ Mile High.
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BB-85.JPGArtillery strike69 viewsArtillery rounds landing close to our perimeter.
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BB-83.JPGArtillery strike69 viewsWe are watching artillery rounds landing in the valley below.
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BB-6.JPGLanding on a dime68 viewsThe Chinook pilot places his chopper over the gun for the move.
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BB-87.JPGCounterattack68 viewsAir strikes coming in to support LZ Incoming. We had both prop jobs and jets.
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BB-37.JPGSomething in the valley67 viewsCarlos Casteel, Charlie South and I. Something in the valley got our attention.
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BB-89.JPGThe survivors67 viewsDanny McMillan and Bob Becker in the back row; remainder are UNK.
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BB-80.JPGAftermath66 viewsThis is the appearance of the #4 gun after it was hit.
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