Look down view of driver, 157616 trooper James 'Jimmy' Canuto, B Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment ...

Unit 3 Cavalry Regiment
Accession Number P04568.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) other
Maker Griffin, Brian
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province
Date made c October - November 1969
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

Look down view of driver, 157616 trooper James 'Jimmy' Canuto, B Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment preparing to reverse his M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC), out of a bomb crater he has accidentally driven into. Visible is the .50 calibre M2 Browning heavy machine gun, with an elephant ears style gun shield and an M79 40 mm grenade launcher on the driver's hatch.

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