Pictures From A/101 AVN Circa 1965-1967

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Photo by Chuck Slezak

This picture was taken in late '65 of an Combat Assault done in the MeCong Delta by Marvin the ARVN. Picture taken by myself (Chuck Slezak). Got chewed for taking the picture because we started receiving fire just as I took it.

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Left Frank Ovnic, pilot of Warrior 21 and right George Nonestied CE Warrior 21

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CE Warrior 13, Carlton Johnson, creator of the Indian symbol of the 101st Warrior

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Setting left, Hillary J. Bergman, right Chuck Slezak, laying down DG Tipps

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CE Warrior 23, Lynn Wood

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Lt. Ken Pelfrey Pilot of A Co 101st AVN

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Members of A Co 101st AVN, Roger Nale eating C's, Red Williams is in the fore front, other crewmember unknown.

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DG of Warrior 21 PFC Major Clayborne

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Sergeant Kenneth Johnson

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Left is Hillary J. Berman, middle is Frank Ovnic, and the pilot on the right is WO Bill Hitch

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Warrior Slick Pilots Barracks

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George Nonestied, CE Warrior 21

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Winged Warrior Helicopters

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Warrior Helicopters 14, John Gianvittorio, CE and Warrior 11, Jerry Wofford, CE

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Warrior 23

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Warrior flight letting off troops

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Raymond Grandos, DG and right is Carlton Johnson, CE of Warrior 13, after it crashed.

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Left is George Nonestied and right is Haag

Photo by Chuck Slezak

Guns A Go Go. It landed in Soc Trang and parked

in front of our fire station one day.

Photo by Chuck Slezak

This is Jack Milavic still sitting on the same skid shoe pad. Jack also has that 100 mile stare.

Photo by Chuck Slezak

This is of me (Chuck Slezak) and Jack Milavic circa mid '65. Jack is sitting on the skid shoe pad. I'm looking at camera. I call it the 1000 mile stare.

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Nose art from my A/101 Avn, warrior slick ship #25 - Circa 1966

Photo by Ed Schmelzer

Ed Schmeizer, from Washington State, A 101st AVN,'65

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Newspaper clipping from Observer. I had told my mother that I was always in a secured compound under absolutely no danger and this clipping was also printed in my hometown newspaper where she saw it. Could never get away with lying to my mother!

Photo by Ed Schmelzer

Ron Kelley, from West Virginia, A 101st AVN, 65

Photo by Ed Schmelzer

A/101st AVN Communications Platoon Sgt. Charles Porterfield Circa '65, Soc Trang

Photo by Ed Schmelzer

Ed Schmeizer holding a VC weapon that he brought home.

Photo by Ed Schmelzer

The personnel bunkers at Soc Trang

Photo by Ed Schmelzer

The Bunker and tower at east end of Compound, Soc Trang.

Photo by Chuck Slezak

Chuck Slezak CE, on right, and Joe Spain, DG. A/101 circa 1966

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181 Art Amato with cycalo driver Soctrang VN July66

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182 Racing cycalos with Brown and Nordsven Soctrang VN July

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183 Richard Brown and who Soctrang VN July66

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184 Klein attacking bottle of Jim Beam Soctrang VN July66

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185 Art Amato downtown Soctrang VN July66

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186 R to L Art Amato Richard Brown and Nordsven Soctrang VN

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187 Art Amato and Richard Brown Soctrang VN July66

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188 Warrior gunners Soctrang VN July66

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189 Warrior gunners Soctrang VN July66

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190 Saigon VN July66

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191 Saigon river VN July66

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192 Warrior gunner Soctrang VN July66

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193 A101ST Co area Soctrang VN July66

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194 Art Amato burning up an M60 Soctrang VN Aug66

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195 Art Amato Firing M60 freehand Soctrang VN Aug66

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196 Art Amato firing the M60 soctrang VN Aug66

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197 Shrapnel hole in my seat Warrior14 Soctrang VN Sept66

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198 Arvn APCs in rice paddies Mekong Delta Sept66

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199 ARVN APCs Mekong Delta VN Sept66

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200 ARVN APC delivering dead to us Mekong Delta Sept66

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201 ARVNs delivering their dead to us Mekong Delta Sept66

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202 ARVN dead on Warrior14 Mekong Delta VN Sept66

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203 More ARVN dead after minefield Mekong Delta VN Sept66

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204 ARVN dead hit in head Mekong Delta VN Sept66

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205 VC prisoners to go to CAN THO VN Sept66

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206 Picking up VC prisoners Mekong Delta Sept66

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207 Transporting VC prisoners Mekong delta Sept66

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208 VC delivered to Can Tho AAF with my cargo Sept66

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209 Purple smoke out landing MY THO VN Sept66

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210 Art Amato sporting new mustache Soctrang VN Sept66

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211 Art Amato outside bunker SoctrangVN Sept66

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212 My gunner R Allen Epping NH Sept66 Soctrang VN

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213 Art Amato new M60 setup VN Sept66

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214 Art Amato M60 Mekong Delta VN Sept66

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215 WO taking lunch break during combat assault Sept66

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216 Art Amato Oct66 Soctrang VN

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217 Art Amato Oct66 Soctrang VN

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218 Art Amato Oct66 over Mekong Delta

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219 Art Amato Viet Nam Oct66 21 yrs old

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220 Gunner Allen catching some ZZZs VN Otc66

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221 Half western girl at outpost Mekong Delta Oct66

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222 Art Amato Soctrang VN Oct66

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223 Art Amato with Co. pet dog Soctrang VN Oct66

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224 Art Amato with 2 Co. pet dogs Soctrang VN Oct66

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225 Gunner Silva with pet dog Soctrang VN Oct66

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226 Gunner Silva Soctrang VN Oct66

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227 Art Amato with puppy Soctrang VN Oct66

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228 Puppys Soctrang VN Oct66

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229 Overflowed Mekong River VN Plain of ReedsOct 66

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230 Flooded Plain of Reeds Mekong Delta VN Oct66

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231 Flooded Plain of Reeds Mekong Delta VN Oct66

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232 White smoke grenade out for landing Mekong Delta VN Oct

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233 Mamasan feeding baby VN Oct66

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234 VC prisoners Mekong Delta VN

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235 VC prisoners Gunner Allen background VN Oct66

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236 Art Amato with puppy Soctrang VN Oct66

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237 Puppy on Art Amato bunk Soctrang VN Oct66

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238 Aftermath of B52 strike Mekong Delta VN Oct66

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239 B52 strike Mekong Delta VN Oct66

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240 B52 strike Mekong Delta VN Oct66

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241 Warriors in formation Mekong Delta VN Oct66

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242 Departing Soctrang Army Airfield VN to S Oct66

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243 Departing Soctrang Army Airfield VN South Oct66

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244 Art Amato Sony tape recorder Soctrang VN Oct66

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245 Recording tapes Soctrang VN Oct66

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246 T Bird gunship Soctrang VN Oct66

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247 New maint hanger Soctrang VN Oct66

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248 Sling loading Warrior14 after shot down Soctrang VN Oct

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249 Warrior14 after shot down Soctrang VN Oct66

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250 Warrior14 bullet holes Soctrang VN Oct66

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251 Warrior14 shot down See bullet holes VN Oct66

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252 Bullet hole in scissors assy Warrior14 VN Oct66

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253 More bullet holes Warrior14 VN Oct66

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254 Art Amato with brand new liberated Thompson Soctrang VN

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255 Art Amato new Thompson Soctrang VN Nov66

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256 Gunner Allen with Thompson Soctrang VN Nov66

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257 Art Amato with new Thompson Soctrang VN Nov66

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258 Art Amato with Sony tape recorder Soctrang VN Nov66

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259 New WW II Thompson Soctrang VN Nov66

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260 Warrior Combat Assault with rocket prep of LZ Mekong De

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261 Combat Assualt into hot LZ rocket prep Mekong Delta Nov

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262 Bomb and rocket prep of hot LZ Mekong Delta Nov66

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263 Warrior formation into hot LZ Mekong Delta Nov66

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264 Warriors depart hot LZ Mekong Delta Nov66

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265 Warriors prepare to land in bombed hot LZ Mekong Delta

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266 Gunner Allen to shower Soctrang VN Nov66

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267 Warrior 1ST PLT hooch Soctrang VN Nov66

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268 Gunner Allen writing letter Soctrang VN Nov66

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269 VNAF A-1fighter bombers Binh Thuy Airbase Mekong Delta

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270 VNAF A-1E at Binh Thuy Airbase Mekong Delta Dec66

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271 VNAF A-1s loaded napalm Binh Thuy airbase Mekong Delta

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272 VNAF A-1s Bihn Thuy airbase Mekong Delta Dec66

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273 Loading napalm on VNAF A-1s Bihn Thuy airbase Mekong De

 

 

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