Preparing to fire M101A1 Howitzer, circa 1966-1967

Crew of No. 6 gun, 161 Battery preparing to fire a M101A1 Howitzer at Nui Dat, circa 1966-1967. The person standing facing the camera is Gnr R.G. Jessen.

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Image courtesy Bruce Elder

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