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. ribon-tack-13x13.gif (113 bytes)   This page will display photographs of weapons used in the Delta area of Vietnam.  Other than the Aircraft "Weapon System" because that is covered on the Aircraft page. There will be a great deal of discretion used in the selection of photos to be used on this page.  If it is not of an unclassified educational benefit, it will not be presented. .
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Present from Charlie 1. An unexploded present from Charlie. 
Photo by: John L Jones (UK) An Email link to John

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2.  13th Av.Bn. "WAR WAGON" a 3/4 ton with this hand cranked grenade
launcher mounted in the back. The 13th Av Head Qtrs in the background, and the 13th Av mess hall to the left..
Photo by: Bill Grohoski  
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3. These were captured VC weapons. All are handmade. They were very ineffective at a distance, but are deadly at close range. Soc Trang. 1963-64 Photo by: Reuben Ritter 
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4. More captured VC weapons.  French MAT-49 9mm sub-guns captured from the French during their occupation.  Soc Trang 1963-64.  A thanks to Randy Davis for helping to id the weapons in picture 4 and 5.  Photo by: Reuben Ritter 
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5. More captured VC weapons and equipment.  From left to right, the weapons are: Danish Madsen 9mm sub-gun, British STEN MkII 9mm, and US M2 carbine and interestingly, a Chinese-Communist copy of a Thompson M1A1. Soc Trang 1963-64
Photo by: Reuben Ritter 
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6. Another shot of the captured VC weapons and equipment. Soc Trang. 1963-64
Photo by: Reuben Ritter 
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7. Captured mines and explosives from an operation near Vin Chau. 1963-64
Photo by: Reuben Ritter 
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8.  Can Tho 1969-70.
Photo by: Thomas Ostrognai
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9.  M-5 40MM Grenade Launcher (HOG) on a Huey.
Photo by: Joe O'Donnell
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10.  SP5 Stillwell and Cpl Gosnell load M-5 40MM Grenade Launcher on a 114th AML Cobra at Tra Ving Airfield.
Photo by: Joe O'Donnell
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11.  Dredged up in Vinh Long, 67.
Photo by: Ray Jennings 
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