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  1. Red523rd

    Lam Son 719--Living & Transporting

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    Guntrucks of Vietnam

    FYI, The Smithsonian TV will air the movie 11-11-18 @ 21:00 est Sunday. 9:00pm est - 8:00pm cst Dish Channel 367 Direct Channel 570 6 yrs in the making, should be good! RED
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    Lam Son 719--Living & Transporting

    BUMP To Top Lamson 719 8Feb71
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    Honoring the Proud American Gun Truck

    Hey Jeff, We were escorting a convoy of new trucks when they collected the bounty on Satans LiL Angel ,,,,,, You may have one of them !! That would just be unreal,,,,,, They used one of them to build the Proud ? Listen to your truck and you may hear something... LOL ........ RED
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    Lam Son 719--Living & Transporting

    I called that fellar from Kentucky at day break , he had been in the hospital again last week, visited with Baird on Facebook also.... Thanks For All You Do Sir. FTTE Red
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    Lam Son 719--Living & Transporting

    45 yrs ago today,,,, 12Mar1971 Proud Amercian Guntruck Destroyed Robert Walter Thorne ..... The Driver was KIA ,, Gone But Never Forgotten ,,,, as long as I have breath ... he was my driver on Satans LiL Angel when it was Destroyed 20Feb1971 ,,,a great friend ... Lt Jim Baird ..... The convoy...
  7. Red523rd

    Lam Son 719--Living & Transporting

    Time to bump to top ..... Red
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    Proud American Guntruck History

    sandcobra164,, Here is a picture after rebuild before going on convoy,,,then a few of what she looked like upon return.."RED For What It's Worth,,,,,,,, Written on right door in the mud....... Thornes' favorite song !!!!! We Gotta Get Out of This Place.... RIP FRIEND....
  9. Red523rd

    Guntruck gathering xii(12)

    One More The Guntruck She was a mighty lady, as she rolled along the road.She was never meek or timid as she hauled her deadly load.She lived just for the ambush, where she charged so bravely in.And stayed there to protect her flock, till the ambush found it’s end.She carried so much...
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    Guntruck gathering xii(12)

    Why am I just now finding this post ????? Morn Papabear Papabear, We will be bringing the 523rd Command Post,,, Got the windows in,,, She will have a few hail dents that are not fixed ,, But you just gotta do what ya gotta do,,,to get there..... my mind returned with this thought.... My Old...
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    Guntruck gathering xii(12)

    Hey Bob, the other one was King Cobra ???? I was in 523rd across from The Ponderosa Red
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    Guntruck gathering xii(12)

    Bring it on Houston,,, QUOTE=historyfanatics;1514967]Would you fellows allow a non-Transportation gun truck to join your merry band? I built The Widow Maker, a quad fifty gun truck which served with G Battery, 65th Artillery, in the I Corps area of Vietnam from 1865 to 1972. She was one of...
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    Guntruck gathering xii(12)

    A Guntruck is a Guntruck...... Who said anything about transportation ?????? Bring it on Houston,,,,, The Widow Maker did run the roads of Vietnam,,, The Guntrucks were use as needed,,, We would go into hot LZs and get them there jump boys ,,, thats a story I don't tell much ...... We...
  14. Red523rd

    Proud American

    Proud American Guntruckby ProudAmerican » Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:38 pm The Proud American Guntruck (Tribute truck) was selected as the Military Vehicle of the Month by members of the Steel Soldiers Website. I think that is quite appropriate as she (the original) was lost in an ambush in March...
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    Lam Son 719--Living & Transporting

    Bump To Top, Post a Map, Phu Bia to Lao Bao...... Lamson 719
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    CONVOY AMBUSH CASE STUDIES by Rich Killblane

    A Very Good Read; http://www.vietnam-guntrucks.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/DRAFT-COPY-Ambush-case-studies-by-Rich-killbane.pdf
  17. Red523rd

    Veterans Parade Columbus GA.

    wish i was there
  18. Red523rd

    New pics since 09

    08 PF was a Blast !!!!!!!!!!!!! Enjoyed ya being there........ "RED"
  19. Red523rd

    New pics since 09

    I ran hwy36 to port of Houston back in the day, Y'all post them things and I will pickup crowbar and come on down and see,,, M813rc you a Austin fellar also ....... Thanks For All You Are Doing..... You a Vietnam Vet ???? "RED"
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    Lam Son 719--Living & Transporting

    Bump to top for quonsethut
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