This was taken in the saddle of LZ Liz on Sept. 15, 1968. HQ Section 2nd Platoon
Left to right, foreground: Nick Polizzi (Plt. Sgt. RTO), Frank Thomas (in the hat 1st Squad),
Randy Less (COs RTO), John Novotny (81 FO), Bob Sheen (Plt. Ldr. RTO), John McNown (Plt. Ldr).
In the background: John Royse (1st Squad), Gil Maestas (3rd Sqd Ldr),Marvin "Blue" Bubach (3rd Sqd).
Less and Maestas would be killed in the next week.
> Left to right : John McNown, Nick Polizzi ( RTO in background ),
Randy Less ( cigarette ), Joe Novotny, Val Longmore, Bob Sheen ( RTO)
1/20 Area LZ Bronco 1968
LZ Cork 1968
Ha Thanh Special Forces Camp 1968
Ha Thanh Special Forces Camp
Site of Alpha Co. Action 9-22-68
LZ Thunder 1968
2000 lb. bomb craters overlooking Song Tra Khuc river, Ha Thanh, Sept, 1968.
"Shithook" bring water blivets into LZ Pepper, Oct. 1968.
Looking east from LZ Pepper along the Song Tra Khuc river, Oct. 1968.
Quang Ngai City in the distance left bank.
Chicom 51 caliber heavy machine-gun with anti-aircraft sights
captured during Tet 69.
Caribou on Minh Long Special Force Camp airstrip just outside of
175mm howitzer battery that Alpha escorted over the mountains
in early 1969.