The operator of a machine gun aboard a Patrol Craft underway in the Dong Tran River during Operation Jackstay in Vietnam.
Vietnam Date:1966, March 27 Duration:2 min 55 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Operation Jackstay in Vietnam. The shoreline of the Dong Tran River. A PCF (Patrol Craft) in the background. A 50 caliber machine gun mounted on the stern of the craft. The bank of the river in view. An operator sits on an ammunition box in th background on the fantail. The operator of the machine gun sits near the gun and looks towards the shoreline. BMC (Chief Boatswain's Mate) C.P. Gernigan fires the 50 caliber machine gun. He swings the gun back to its normal position. The chief and one of the crew toss empty shells over the side. The shoreline in view.
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