BOB BURNS VIETNAM PHOTO'S
ALL PHOTO'S SUBMITTED BY BOB BURNS
BOB BURNS WITH
LZ Alpine 155 battery moving in below us, pin point hill tops bare starting to nget vcrowded.
LZ Alpine searchlight, that guy had about 100 ft to move around in.
LZ Alpine this was a 106 RR set up just below Gun #1. The back blast knocked me down one night.
LZ Alpine from left to right: Jerry Truesdell, Warrick, Doc Schuurman, Gros (sp)?
At C2, Bob Burns, brand new to country. No tan, new trousers and even new boots with still a shine.
At C2 Gun #1 from left to right: Bob Brister, Don "Smitty" Smith, Gros, Buck.
At the Rockpile, "Mexican" filling sandbags.
At the Rockpile Gun #1, Bob Burns: boots getting old and dirty along with trousers. Starting to fit in.
At the Rockpile Gun #1, Don "Smitty" Smith and Bob Burns on right.
At LZ Alpine: A mortar setting up below us.
On Hill 37: Bob Burns, new Section Chief of Gun #6.
On Hill 37: Gun #6 packing up to go home. These two new guys were my entire gun crew on Gun #6 and they did not have enough time to go home, so they rotated to some other unit when we left.
C2 bunker from left James Lowe on right maybe Dixon with his head down.
C2 Gun #1 assistant Section Chief Rick Huggins (SP)?
C2 Gun #1 On left Buck on right is Bob Brister.
C2 From on left: Sgt Odell, Jerry Truedell.
C2 Gun #1 I get blessed with the M-60.
Hill 37, the last combat LZ before standing down and going home. Also were we went through the Typhoon. You could not stand up and walk except on all fours for three days and the only place you could light up a cigarette was in the ammo bunker.
Rockpile Gun #1 showing off that shinny breach block.
Rockpile Gun #1 now that's an ammo bunker.
Rockpile Gun #1: From left Gros, Bob Burns, Don "Smitty" Smith, "The Mexican", Unknown sitting.