VIETNAM
TAN MY, LORAN STATION

Heavy Weapons

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Tan My, Loran Station, RVN, 1965-1966. © 2009, by Don Poss.
1. Tan My, Loran Station. QRT M60 Jeep. Photo by: Michael Douglas, DN, 366th SPS; DET/TMY, 1971-1972.
1. Tan My, Loran Station. QRT M60 Jeep.
Photo by Michael Douglas,
DN, 366th SPS; DET/TMY, 1971-1972.
2. Tan My, Loran Station. QRT M60 Jeep. Note Tower center-right. 1971-1972. Photo by: Michael Douglas, DN, 366th SPS; DET/TMY, 1971-1972.
2. Tan My, Loran Station. QRT M60 Jeep. Note Tower center-right. 1971-1972.
Photo by Michael Douglas,
DN, 366th SPS; DET/TMY, 1971-1972.
3. Tan My, Loran Station. QRT-SAT Truck. Mr. NICE. 1971-1972. Photo by: Michael Douglas, DN, 366th SPS; DET/TMY, 1971-1972.
3. Tan My, Loran Station. QRT-SAT Truck. Mr. NICE. 1971-1972.
Photo by Michael Douglas,
DN, 366th SPS; DET/TMY, 1971-1972.
4. Tan My, Loran Station. Tower Bunker. Det-1. Photo by: unknown.
4. Tan My, Loran Station. Tower Bunker .50 Cal. 1972.
This is a shot looking out of the tower at Tan My.  I just luuuuuved the fitty cal.!
Photo by William (Mike) Thomas, LM 564, DN, 366th SPS; TMY 366th SPS DET 1, 1972.

5. Tan My, Loran Station. This is a special photo for the Heavy Weapons Project. It's a captured Russian tank from the Easter Offensive being operated by ARVN soldiers. According to Intel from MACV, the tank didn't exist (nor the other one that was captured). These soldiers were on their way to the MACV compound in Hue to convince Military Intelligence that there were in fact beaucoup tanks just up the road from where they sat. Up to that point Military Intelligence ignored field intelligence reports about tanks because Russia had assured the US that they had not sent any tanks to North Vietnam ... and besides, if the NVA had moved a bunch of tanks to the DMZ, Intel would surely know. It almost cost them Hue for the second time. 1972. Photo by: William (Mike) Thomas, LM 564, DN, 366th SPS; TMY 366th SPS DET 1, 1972.5. Tan My, Loran Station. This is a special photo for the Heavy Weapons Project. It's a captured Russian tank from the Easter Offensive being operated by ARVN soldiers. According to Intel from MACV, the tank didn't exist (nor the other one that was captured). These soldiers were on their way to the MACV compound in Hue to convince Military Intelligence that there were in fact beaucoup tanks just up the road from where they sat. Up to that point Military Intelligence ignored field intelligence reports about tanks because Russia had assured the US that they had not sent any tanks to North Vietnam ... and besides, if the NVA had moved a bunch of tanks to the DMZ, Intel would surely know.  It almost cost them Hue for the second time. 1972.
                Photo by William (Mike) Thomas, LM 564, DN, 366th SPS; TMY 366th SPS DET 1, 1972.

 

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