Near miss

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Buried M16 mine in the Long Hai hills, 1970

Near miss: Beside the imprint of Jim Ellis' right boot is the pressure pad of a M16 landmine (circled). The photo was taken during a patrol in the Long Hai hills, February 1970.


Image courtesy Jim Ellis

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