Dong Ha

Air Field

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Vietnam 

 

 




Dong Ha from the air - November 1966






Dong Ha from the air - Fall of 1966






20th TASS aircraft at Dong Ha Air Field in 1966


Servicing O-1G Serial Number 51-5102

Images courtesy of Ray Watson


History of Dong Ha Air Field in the Vietnam War.


 

 

20th TASS "Tally Ho" Opertions at Dong Ha - Fall of 1966. Image courtesy of Ray Watson.

AIC Raymond "Ray" Watson at the Air Force Bunker Compound.  3rd Marine Hospital in the background.  Ca. 1966.  Image courtesy of Ray Watson.

Chef Callahan at Dong Ha in 1966.  Image courtesy of Ray Watson.

Dong Ha Shower - 1966.  Image courtesy of Ray Watson.

Bomb Craters near the DMZ - Operation Prairie - (August 3 -- October 27, 1966) was a military operation in northern South Vietnam. Its purpose was to eliminate North Vietnamese Army forces south of the DMZ.  During August, the 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion 4th Marines and other units saw heavy fighting with the NVA 324B division.  The 20th TASS supported these units.  Image courtesy of Ray Watson.

Rice paddies between Dong Ha and the DMZ.  Image courtesy of Ray Watson.
Bomb Cratered rice paddies near the DMZ.   Image courtesy of Ray Watson.
   

 

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