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Stop and search PBR investigates a Sampan covered by a Huey.
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· Date: Sun, 7 April 19 · Views: 204
· Filesize: 49.2kb, 299.5kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 772 ·
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Lagardemaritime
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Mon, 8 April 19 07:11

Good one, reminds me of the movie Apocalypse Now from 1979

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DHendrickson
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Mon, 8 April 19 08:56

Jim:
I have friends and acquaintances who were members of the 'Brown Water Navy' who would recognize this scene instantly. You've captured the contrasts and grittiness of traffic interdiction on the Mekong and skirmishes on shore with the lushness and beauty of the Vietnamese countryside quite well.
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vegaskip
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Mon, 8 April 19 17:08

Surprising how many people on other sites connect with this one.
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John Rogers

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Mon, 8 April 19 22:14

I have a friend that flew the Huey on many of those missions.
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tugboatpainter
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Tue, 9 April 19 11:11

One of my best friends was a brown water guy, good job Jim!

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Frank P

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Tue, 9 April 19 15:27

Good picture Jim..

Which year did the Americans remove/destroy the the jungle on the banks of the Mekong......

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