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The top picture is courtesy of LtCol Ralph J. Salvati,
USMC (Ret) and the bottom is Department of Defense (USMC) Photo A371125

Top, LtCol Ernest C. Cheatham in forefront of
the picture, directs a target for a Marine Ontos equipped with six 106mm
recoilless rifles, along Le Loi Street. The Perfume River can be seen
in the background as well as the Citadel across the river. Bottom, Marines
from Company H, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines take cover behind a partially
destroyed brick wall in heavy street fighting, in Hue City.




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