2/94th Picture Page from 1971

 

Revision Date:  06-07-02

 

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If anyone recognizes the men in the pics let me know, as I would like to add their  names to them.

 


Below Rakkasan, Bastogne, and Birmingham FSB pictures sent in by Gary 'Doc' Hill of B Battery

Thanks to Gary for sending these in

 

 

Rakkasan perimeter

 

Rakkasan perimeter.  (Man what a desolate and decimated place that looked.)

 

8-inch on Rakkasan. ( Do not know what that is in foreground, counter radar or ranging?)

 

Tower on FSB Bastogne.

 

Gary's home on Bastogne.  Medics quarters below tower.

 

Chinook bringing in fresh water at Rakkasan

 

Gary was not sure if this was Bastogne or  Birmingham.

 

(Compared to Carroll and Dong Ha  in 68 and 69 you fellows were definitely 'slum lords'!!!!)

 


Below Bastogne FSB pictures sent in by Chris Cunningham of A Battery

Thanks to Chris for sending these in

Guns ready to move out.

Unknown Battery members.

Unknown Battery members.

B35 Gun and Unknown Battery Members


 

 FSB Hill 52 convoy pictures sent in by Gary Hall of Service Battery

Thanks to Gary for sending these in

Convoy forming at Hill 52 departing for Hill 65.

Convoy forming at Hill 52 departing for Hill 65

Convoy M548 hit land mine

Extracting M548


                   

1971 Archive Photos retrieved by Dean Shanklin

 

If anyone recognizes the men in the pics let me know, as I would like to add some names to them.

B Battery gun at Lang Vei firing into Laos - 4 March 1971 

 

  A Battery gun at Lang Vei - 4 March 1971

 

  Caption says A Battery gun at Mai Loc - 16 April 1971  A Battery must have retubed after the Lam Son or at least a composite.  During Lam Son A Battery was 4 8-inch Howitzers.

 

A Battery gun at Mai Loc - 16 April 1971

 

A Battery long view at Mai Loc - 16 April 1971

 

A Battery ammo bunker Mai Loc - 16 April 1971

 

A Battery FDC at Mai Loc - 16 April 1971

 

B33 Gun undergoing tube change - 16 Feb 1971

 

B33 Gun  also shown in Tom Miller's photos in 1970 photos.

 

Wrecker operator assisting tube change on B33 Gun - 16 Feb 1971

 

B33 Gun undergoing tube change - 16 Feb 1971

 


Below Dong Ha pictures sent in by Curtis Swift of HQ's Battery

Thanks to Curtis for sending these in

Curtis at Dong Ha 1971

Swift - Hicks-Dutton-Peterman at Dong Ha 1971


Below  pictures sent in by Charles Stephenson of HQ's Battery

Thanks to Charles for sending these in

2/94th at "Lang Vei" 

2/94th Meet site at Hill 65 (FSB Rawhide)

2/94th Op Van at "Lang Vei"

2/94th Met Crewman at Hill 65 (FSB Rawhide)

2/94th Met Section at "Lang Vei"

Hill 65 (FSB Rawhide)


Below picture of 2/94th and 101st Airborne sign sent in by Chris Cunningham of C Battery

Thanks to Chris for sending it in

C Battery possible Aug 1971.  If it is then it is outside of or part Camp Eagle. As far as I know we were attached to the 101st the whole time I was with the 2/94, but they didn't tell us gun bunnies much. 


Below pictures sent in by Peter Marchand of C Battery

Thanks to Peter for sending these in

Pictures were from John Sims showing C Battery raid at Vandergrift in September 1971.  Last northwest deployment by heavy arty in the war.

 Richard Deschamps of C Battery

  C Battery Personnel at Vandergrift.

Left to right; on cot, unidentified, Dan Loconti (with glasses), SP5 William A. Davis (FDC Section Chief, with beer in hand), Peter Marchand (standing behind SP5 Davis), kneeling is PFC Jim Keeney.

Below pictures sent in by Gerry Stratton of A Battery

Thanks to Gerry for sending these in

Picture from mid '71 at Love or Eagle.

Guy on left is "Dip" from Nebraska, 3rd from left is Gerry Stratton

 

A  Battery 8", Abortion, Mid '71

 

8" projectiles in bunker, Bastogne

 

Bastogne, Mid '71

 

From left, "Dip", "Doc", ?,?,?.  At camp Love or Eagle, mid '71

 

A Battery at Bastogne?  Caught bomb in mid flight

 

 

Pic of "Doc" our medic at Bastogne ?


 

 

 

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