Eye - U.S. Marine PFC. Jerry D. Goff of St. Louis MO. examines
a split barrel of his M-14 rifle which was hit square in the
bore by Viet Cong sniper bullet during exchange of fire with
guerrillas at My Song, south of DaNang. Goff was slightly wounded
in the face by the freak occurrence.
AP Wire Photo April 25, 1965
move in - Troops of the 1st Marine Division move into an area
just south of DaNang, behind a heavy screen of tanks. The area
was believed to contain an enemy battalion command post. The
combined armor and infantry operation got underway after a helicopter
drop of two Marine companies into the area had to be canceled
when it encountered heavy fire from the ground.
AP Wire Photo March 1969