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The following pictures are also from Larry Morris of the 864th Engineers.

The next 4 pictures are of a CH 47 crash on the East Side Green line.

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Beach area looking up toward the MP check point.

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Looking back at LZ betty from the FSB just south of the LZ.

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Take a little det cord, WP hand grenade, some jellied gasoline, put a clamore behind it and you have instant fugas.

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The following pictures are from Dennis Knickerbocker, HHQ 3/506th 101st Ab Div. His mos was 94B. His tour was from 1969 to 1970. Also included in these picture are pictures from B Battery 2nd of the 1st Cav. They occupied the south east corner of LZ Betty.

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                                                              Mess Sargent

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Supply Sargent

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Dennis arrived at the crash scene just before Larry Morris. The down chopper was still burning.

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Dennis over at the soda shop near the MARS station.

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The next 3 pictures are of Christmas 1969.

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Just another day.

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Some of the locals, everyone had at least one dog.

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The next group of pictures are of B-Battery 2nd of the 1st Cav 1FFV area they were located on the S/E corner of the LZ.

M42 Duster with twin 40mm anti acft guns, became very effective against VC ground positions.

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M 48 Patton Tank , lost its track on the left side.

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The next 3 pictures are of the ground sapper assault on the 2nd of the 1st Cavs chopper on the morning of May 3rd 1970.

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2 of Air Vietnams DC-3`s rolling down runway 07.

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One of the hootches  in the 2nd of the 1st Cavs AO.

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Some of the local civilians who worked on post .

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Local help caught resting .

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The next 2 pics are of the soda shop owner.

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Civilian check point.  They processed in every morning and evening.

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