!-Author: Richard Shand.
Created: April 13,1999
A 5/2 Album
A 5/2 Album
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All the photos below were provided by Jack Ryan (A 5/2 Mar. '70-Feb. '71).
"11 days after I got in-country I was wounded in a ground attack which was preceded by mortar attack. I was south of Quan Loi on Thunder Road in a little fire base called Defiance with 2 tracks of A 5/2. We were supporting an artillery battery of the 11th ACR at that little firebase. 7 guys killed and 52 wounded that night April 8, 1970."
"I had a track section get hit in Cambodia in support of the 5th ARVN Regiment. One of our gunners was killed. I flew in from Tay Ninh with a replacement crew and parts. Actually, flew back and forth several times that day getting parts from Tay Ninh. Got shot down on last mission, the pilot autorotated into Tay Ninh. I got another Huey and returned to Cambodia with more parts. I spent a few days with that section until we returned to Vietnam from Cambodia. (I was in Cambodia when Nixon was telling the world we were all out.)"
Six of 'em
Jack and A-141
Bu Dop, August 1970
"All of the pictures below were taken around May of 1970 on a Huey ride from Phu Loi to Nui Ba Dinh."