Camp Carroll base pictures

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Camp Carroll base (Căn cứ Tân Lâm in Viet Namese) was named after the death of captain James Joseph Carroll in K Company, 3rd battalion, 4th Marines regiment on 10th November 1966

The base used to be the base of elements of 101st airbone Division was well fortified by a ring of heavy timbers, sandbags, and rolls of razor wire squatted a network of reinforced bunkers and one of the most awesome arrays of artillery in all of I Corps. There is a battery of 175mm self propelled howitzers. In all, Camp Carroll boasted twenty-two artillery pieces, including 155mm self propelled howitzer and 105mm self propelled howitzer batteries, plus scores of heavy machine guns and small arms positions. 

Camp Carroll aerial view taken from helicopter
Camp Carroll aerial view taken from helicopter
M42 Duster tank in Camp Carroll. There were 4 M42 tanks in the year 1972
M42 Duster tank in Camp Carroll. There were 4 M42 tanks in the year 1972
During the days, Us soldiers usually dit the routine works including : dig the bunkers, fix the bunkers, repair communication centers, ..
During the days, Us soldiers usually dit the routine works including : dig the bunkers, fix the bunkers, repair communication centers, ..
The memorial board for captain James Joseph Carroll at the gate of Camp Carroll
The memorial board for captain James Joseph Carroll at the gate of Camp Carroll
The southern of Camp Carroll with surrouded by moutains
The southern of Camp Carroll with surrouded by moutains
Rains at the central of Viet Nam always heavy and lasting for days, Camp Carroll base in the mud after rains
Rains at the central of Viet Nam always heavy and lasting for days, Camp Carroll base in the mud after rains

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