Vietnam
ĐÂ NÂNG AIR BASE
PHOTOS
by Dr. Mel Hecker, 1968
DN, 366th SPS, DET CB-China Beach; DH, 1/620th TCS/SP; BT, 632nd SPS
© 2011, by Dr. Mel Hecker


I arrived at Đà Nàng in December 1967. The Air Base was scheduled to become somewhat "state-sided" but the Tet offensive somewhat displaced that rosy scenario. SSgt Mel

1. Da Nang AB, 366th SPS, Guardmount.
1. Đà Nàng AB, 366th SPS, Guardmount.
2. Da Nang AB, 366th SPS, Guardmount.
2. Đà Nàng AB, 366th SPS, Guardmount.
3. Mel Hecker. Too Cool QRT jeep. 1968.
3. Mel Hecker. Too Cool QRT jeep. 1968.
4. Mel Hecker.
4. Mel Hecker.

5. Mel Hecker.
6. Mel Hecker.
6. Mel Hecker.
7. SPS Basketball Court.
7. SPS Basketball Court.
8. POL tanks (center).
8. POL tanks (center).
9. SPS Basketball Court.
9. SPS Basketball Court.
10. SPS Basketball Court.
10. SPS Basketball Court.
11. Da Nang AB, East perimeter and Tent City. 1968.
11. Đà Nàng AB, East perimeter and Tent City. 1968.
12. Da Nang AB, flight line.
12. Đà Nàng AB, flight line.
13. VNAF Bird dog FACs.
13. VNAF Bird dog FACs.
14. Da Nang AB, flight line, O-2 (push/pull).
14. Đà Nàng AB, flight line, O-2 (push/pull).
15. C-141 Starlifter. flight line.
15. C-141 Starlifter. flight line.
16. Da Nang AB, flight line. C-47 Spooky.
16. Đà Nàng AB, flight line. C-47 Spooky.
17. Da Nang AB, flight line. C-47 Spooky, starboard side.
17. Đà Nàng AB, flight line. C-47 Spooky, starboard side.
18. Da Nang AB, flight line. C-47 Spooky, starboard and cockpit nose-art.
18. Đà Nàng AB, flight line. C-47 Spooky, starboard and cockpit nose-art.
19. flight line. Jolly Green Giant.
19. flight line. Jolly Green Giant.
20. A-1E, Sandy.
20. A-1E, Sandy.
21. A-1E, Sandy.
21. A-1E, Sandy.
22. A-1E, Sandy.
22. A-1E, Sandy.
23. East flight line. C-130 and various aircraft parking.
23. East flight line. C-130 and various aircraft parking.
24. East flight line. C-130.24. East flight line. C-130.
25. flight line. Boarding C-121.
25. flight line. Boarding C-121.
26. Fightline. Revetment. F-4 Phantom, bomb loading.
26.  Fightline. Revetment. F-4 Phantom, bomb loading.
27. Fightline. Revetment. F-4 Phantom, bomb loading.
27.  Fightline. Revetment. F-4 Phantom, bomb loading.
28. Da Nang AB. flight line Freedom Bird.
28. Đà Nàng AB. flight line Freedom Bird.
29. Da Nang AB, East perimeter SP Tower.
29. Đà Nàng AB, East perimeter SP Tower.
30. Da Nang AB. East perimeter road Pagoda.
30. Đà Nàng AB. East perimeter road Pagoda.



31. Da Nang AB, East perimeter Road.
31. Đà Nàng AB, East perimeter Road.
32. Da Nang AB, East perimeter Road. K-9 and handler.
32. Đà Nàng AB, East perimeter Road. K-9 and handler.






33. 31. Da Nang AB, East perimeter Road.
33. Đà Nàng AB, East perimeter Road.
34. Road from Da Nang AB to China Beach. View of Monkey Mountain.
34. Road from Đà Nàng AB to China Beach. View of Monkey Mountain.
35. Da Nang AB. Tourane Harbor.
35. Đà Nàng AB. Tourane Harbor.
36. China Beach. Monkey Mountain in background.
36. China Beach. Monkey Mountain in background.
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37. China Beach. Monkey Mountain in background.
XX38. China Beach. Monkey Mountain in background.
39. Da Nang AB. Map.
39. Đà Nàng AB. Map.
40. Da Nang AB. Map.
40. Đà Nàng AB. Map.
41. Da Nang AB. Map.
41. Đà Nàng AB. Map.
42. Da Nang AB. Map.
42. Đà Nàng AB. Map.
 
 

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