Operation Wheeler was characterized by battalion size combat assaults of the high ground west of Tam Ky, Quang Nam Province, RVN. On 16 September 1967, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division moved towards the high ground of Tam Ky. After reaching their position, they rested, were resupplied with rations and water and established an observation post. In this sequence of photos, the men can be seen moving to their company command post, resting, playing cards and observing enemy activity. Looking through binoculars is the Company Commander, CPT Antonio Mavroudis. Photo by Robert C. Lafoon US Army Sp Photo Det, Pacific
Photograph VA029660, 16 September 1967, Robert Lafoon Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 13 Dec. 2013. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA029660>.
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VA029660, Robert Lafoon Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University