Activities of the U.S. 3rd Marine Corps Division in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A sign in grassy area reads 'Camp Carroll'. The Camp Carroll dedication sign reads ' Camp J. J. Carrolls Dedicated November 1966 in Honor of Captain James Joseph Carroll, USMC, Company "K" 3rd BN 4th Marines". The grassy and dirt fields, dirt road , large tents and sandbag psns at Camp Carroll. A USA 175mm gun in psn. The hardback buildings, sandbags psns and marine stand and walk at Camp Carroll.
Activities of the U.S. 3rd Marine Division Corps at Camp Carrol in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A U.S. Marine without utility cover, no shirt stands next to 105mm Howitzer (HOW) turns elevating crank and gun rises. The rear portion of 105 HOW barrel containing mechanical azimuth indicator tilted down as elevation handle is turned. The marine turns a mechanical azimuth indicator . The marine behind 105 HOW turns elevation control and barrel of the HOW being lowered. A wall of position containing HOW made from empty ammo carets and sandbags. A truck moving over dirt area and mountains in the background. Another marine turns elevator crank on 105 HOW and barrel rises. A hand of a marine pulls lanyard and then straddles trail of HOW with legs. Two marines with utility trousers and one without a shirt and other without utility cover and no shirt stand near 105 HOW and appear to be having gun drill as one marines pulls lanyard and the other marine looks through the sight on HOW . A Marine wearing headset and microphone as he gives firing command. Stacks of empty ammo crate and tents of Camp Carrol in the background. 105 HOW in position at the camp. Shelters made from empty ammo crates and sandbags. Marines carry 105 How rounds as they hold gun drill. One of the marine loads 105 HOW and closes breach while the marine with headset looks through sight on HOW. Another marine pulls lanyard. The gun does not fire. Marines stand at rear and next to 105 HOW. Lanyard being pulled and gun does not fire. One of the marine stands holding fingers in his ears while the other looks through sight. Stacks of ammo boxes in the background. Shell being ejected and thrown out.
U.S. Marines in Camp Carroll, Vietnam. A group of marines stands near large tents. Barbed wire strung and large metal water buffalo in the foreground. Marines run towards 105 mm howitzer. A marine puts on headset and microphone. Other marines join him. Hills in the background. Man speaks on the microphone. Trucks and jeeps parked. Large tents in Camp Carroll.
Activities of the U.S. 3rd Marine Corps Division at Camp Carroll in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Congressman James C. Corman of California with Army type utility and uncovered stands in clearing at the Camp take pictures with home movie camera. A U.S. soldier with utility and covered walks and stands in the foreground. Several other Army personnel with utility and covers stand atop M-107 175mm Self Propelled Field Artillery Gun. They ready the gun for firing. Congressman Corman stands near a parked jeep takes picture with his camera. A Congressman from North Carolina with Army type utility and uncovered stands near rear of 175mm Self Propelled Field (SPF)Artillery Gun. Army personnel stand atop 175mm SPF Artillery Gun as they readying the gun for firing. Lieutenant Colonel R.P. Holden member of 'M' company with utility, cart belt, canteen and branches in camouflage helmet and large purple flowers stick out of his utility jacket. He walks over dirt area in tall bushes. He carry 60mm mortar tube and base plate on shoulders, moves out to reveal other marines. Some other marines carrying mortar rounds and M-14 rifle follow him. The marines with packs as they walk on dirt area. Head and shoulder of Lt. Col. Holden as he stands along the dirt path. He looks towards bushes. Another marine holds M-14 rifle and stands in the background. Several other marines stand on the dirt path and look towards the bushes. Private First Class W. M. Thomas member of 3rd Weapon Platoon seated on ground, uncovered and opens a can of 'C' ration with turn type can opener. Another marine drinks from 'C' ration can near bushes. The hands of PFC removes his 'C' ration from his pack lying on the ground. A marine seated on ground hits can of 'C' ration against his hand to open it. Another marine lights a cigarette. A Corpsman A.S. Jaquer with utility and uncovered seated on ground eat 'C' ration. Marines sit and eat the ration Two other marines one smoke cigarette and other eat the ration near bushes.
View, from very low-flying helicopter, circling the perimeter of of Fire Support Base Charlie One in Vietnam. An observation tower is seen. Mountains in the distant background. Several circular gun emplacements are visible. (Elements of the 2nd Battalion, 94th Field Artillery were stationed at the base during this period.) Some smaller emplacements are seen closer to the perimeter. All structures on the base are low and flat. What appears to be a river and a town in the background.
I was in Vietnam at Charlie 1 in 1970 (Jun to Nov) with 2nd BN 94th Arty. I was also at Camp Carrol (J.J. Carrol). They are two different locations, considerable distance apart.
NO WAY was it " Fire Support Base Charlie One at Camp Carroll"
To describe the "Underground Bunkers" picture Metal culverts about 8-10 foot in diameter, maybe 20 feet long in a wooden box covered in gravel with one end open with a door.
Views, from a low flying helicopter, of Camp JJ Carroll in Vietnam. Dual blade bunkers and gun positions at the Base. Dirt roads traverse the camp area. Tanks, or self-propelled guns are parked in some areas. Fresh excavations are seen around some large black objects (presumably bunkers under construction. Trucks are moving cargoes. Dust is being raised in background from vehicular traffic on a road leading in and out of the Camp. Change in color and beginning of slightly closer look at the Camp. A main gate with vehicle barriers and a guard shack.