Jimmie Salazar's Collection

2nd Platoon, C Company, 4th/47th Battalion, 2nd Brigade

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All Texans:  Front L to R - Richard Vidal, Jimmie Salazar, Frank Rodriguez, ??.
 Middle Row L to R - Gilbert Diaz, Pablo Zamora, Viciniez.
Top Row L to R - Jose Hernandez, Jose Sauceda, Nicholas Dones, Vargas, ??.
 

Dong Tam - November, 1967. Here's
 Jimmie standing "Short"!

 

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Bill Varsafsky and Mario Lopez takin' a break from building
 bunkers at Dong Tam's perimeter - April, 1967.
 

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Lt. Jack readin' his map upside down - harhar!
 

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Home Town Boys (Austin, Texas) Jimmie and his pal James Holstine
 

Who is this? Pancho Villa!?
 

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Gil Rodriguez (San Fernando, California) lookin' really grumpy and it's
no wonder - he's surrounded by two menacing Jimmie Salazars!
 

Lt. Jack Benedick lookin' cool at our Dong Tam perimeter
 

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Mario Lopez (El Centro, California) and Jimmie aboard
the USS Benewah in the Mekong Delta.

 

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There goes the 2nd Platoon off to Vung Tau for one day of R & R. Or, as
Willie McTear would say, "The heathens are off to get drunk"!
 

Fred Harrell (Georgia) chillin' at Dong Tam.
 

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Man, these guys really like being in the U.S. Army!
 

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Nick Dones, Jimmie Salazar and Jose Sauceda
at Dong Tam in the Mekong Delta.
 

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Here's Jimmie posing for Playgirl Magazine.  Oh, wait a
 minute - that magazine hasn't been invented yet.  Doh!
 

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All the comforts of home, eh Jimmie!?  Well, at least the
Navy Barracks Ship was clean and the chow was good.
 

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Jimmie hangin' out between patrols aboard one of the MRF
 barracks ships - check out the row of Tangos behind him.
 

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Richard Vidal and Jimmie wishing they could drive that jeep
from Dong Tam all the way back to Texas!
 

Bob French wandering aimlessly among our tents
at Dong Tam - May 1967.
 

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Mendez & Salazar down in the Mekong Delta. . .
 

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It's Beer:30 for Jimmie & James Holstine at
the ole Bunker Shelter. . .
 

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2nd Platoon Medic, Aron De La Cruz (Beeville, Texas) at right - Aron replaced
Bill Geier who gave the ultimate sacrifice during our June 19th Battle.
 

Edward P. Diaz from San Antonio.
 

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Bill Varsafsky (Washington) not chillin' at Dong Tam - notice
Sergeant Dan Kerr (far right) . . . he's chillin'. .
 

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