Vietnam Tour of Duty Photographs by Curt Bruce


A collection of photographs by Curt Bruce (Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines) taken during his 1965 - 1966 tour of duty in the Vietnam War.

Photographs © 1965-2019 Curt Bruce; published with permission as compliments to The Cage, an in-progress book project.

Document last modified: April 16, 2019

GySgt Dan Miserany
GySgt Dan Miserany

GySgt Dan Miserany D/1/3 Sep 1966 Fort Le My, Cu De river. Dan subsequently was a Sgt Maj. Now deceased. Great Marine. He was the company gunny at the time.

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Cu De River
Cu De River

View of Cu De River from Fort Le My, Indian country across the river.

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SSgt John Cox and Capt. Billy M. Summerlin
SSgt John Cox and Capt. Billy M. Summerlin

SSgt John Cox and Capt. Billy M. Summerlin Fort Le My Sep 1966 D/1/3 (Looking west as I recall. Ba Na is on the mountain in the background. John Cox was a platoon sgt. and a real character. Capt. Summerlin was CO of Co. D; another great Marine. A tobacco chewer from North Carolina.

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Fort Le My D/1/3 position Oct '66
Fort Le My D/1/3 position Oct '66

This was a bunker that the French had built when they were in VN. Three of the 1/3 company positions; B,C,and D were on former French positions, complete with concrete bunkers of various types.

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Capt. Billy Summerlin CO D/1/3
Capt. Billy Summerlin CO D/1/3
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