Life of the Author: Combat Assaults Outside of Cu Chi

Before self-publishing Fallen Never Forgotten: Vietnam Memorials in the USA Ronny Ymbras was a paratrooper who started with the 82nd Airborne and later went to fight with the 101st Screaming Eagles in Vietnam. Below are some of the photos from just outside of Cu Chi, Dec 67.




Combat Assaults Outside of Cu Chi Vietnam – 101st ’67

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A view from above
Combat assault in formation
Combat assault in formation

 

Combat assault hopefully with Puff cover wet
Combat assault hopefully with Puff cover, wet
Wet rice paddies in the dry season
Wet rice paddies in the dry season
Ready to unload, not a hot LZ
Ready to unload, not a hot LZ
 Shrapnel is still warm from Artilery clearing the area before landing.
Shrapnel is still warm from Artillery clearing the area before landing.
ARVN local probably the interpreters helper.
ARVN local probably the interpreters helper.
M 79 and Willie Peter on patrol.
M 79 and Willie Peter on patrol.
It read that this person died in 1845.
It read that this person died in 1845. We hid behind many of these often
Discovered punji pit.
Discovered punji pit.
PFC plant second squad second Platoon B Co 1/502 Inf 101st Abn Div.
PFC plant second squad second Platoon B Co 1/502 Inf 101st Abn Div.
Ronny Ymbras hot and dry getting ready to dig.
Ronny Ymbras hot and dry getting ready to dig.
Digging a foxhole to hell The ground was so hard that The artillery would explode none would go down into the ground it would all stay above and along the ground quite deadly.
Digging a foxhole to hell The ground was so hard that The artillery would explode none would go down into the ground it would all stay above and along the ground quite deadly.

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