Major General R. G. Davis talks to U.S. Marines and inspects 155mm Self Propelled Howitzer at the Rockpile in Vietnam.
Vietnam Date:1966, November 29 Duration:1 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities of the U.S. 3rd Marine Division Corps at the Rockpile in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. U.S. Major General R. G. Davis walks with a marine and speaks to him during a tour of the area. The marine without a shirt. Other marine officers and one without shirt follow. Marines near an M-109 and 155mm Self Propelled(S.P.) Howitzer (HOW) in the background. Marine officer without shirt speaks to Major General Davis. Other two officers one without shirt stand in the foreground. A marine photographs with still camera as he walks in the foreground. Two marines with camouflage utility trousers both without covers. One without shirt stands and uses rags to clean turret section of a Self Propelled 155mm howitzer (HOW). Letter on barrel of the HOW reads 'LOSER'. General Davis looks into bunkers and marines some without shirt stand and look on. General speaks with marines in front of a sandbag bunker. One marine stoops near doorway. The General walks and being accompanied by the marine without shirt. Another marine stands and walks in the area. General Davis speaks with marines near and atop a 155mm HOW. Mountains in the background. The General stands near turret of a 155 HOW while speaking to marines standing g in the foreground. Sandbags in the background. General Davis walk past psn made of the empty ammo carets. Marines stand near 155 HOW in the background. The General then stops and looks towards the barrel of 155 HOW as it turns. A marine working atop 155 S.P. HOW near psn made from sandbags and empty ammo carets. Mountains in the background.
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