Tet Cap in Cu Chi - February 6, 1970.
House in Phouc Heip
Phouc Heip local militia
Phouc Heip MEDCAP - Will's home
Shower time - MEDCAP
Medicap Civic Action Patrol - MEDCAP
Trumpet section and a friend leaning on Sgt. Grimes - MEDCAP
Vietnamese boy and a baby - he asked me to take his picture
Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) compound. These hard spots often came under attack by the Viet Cong at night.
Setting up to play for a MEDCAP. We carried our instruments and our weapons with us whenever we went outside the base camp.
The band plays. Locals come around to hear the band and are tended to by medics. The tower of a patrol or fire support base is in the background.
Bullet riddled house.
Countryside near Cu Chi.
Cu Chi kids. The tall girl was a little bit shy about getting her picture taken.
Tet Cap in Cu Chi. The name reflects the time of the year - Tet - Chinese new year.
Vietnamese girls on Hondas in Cu Chi. A common form of transportation in Vietnam. I saw whole families (mom, dad and two or three kids) on one of these many times.
Tet Cap in Cu Chi.
MEDCAP in Cu Chi. SFC Perry.
ARVN troops helped with security at the Dragon ceremony.
Dragon ceremony in a village. I'm pretty sure this was a Tet event.
Dragon ceremony. This was a big event. All the villagers turned out.
Dragon ceremony. Very symbolic - of what I am not sure.