9th ID Base Camp
-August 1968 - August 1969-
Courtesy of Robert Fisher, DISCOM (1/69 - 8/69)
-A Tour of Dong Tam-
Click on the selections below to view Robert's photos of Dong Tam.
The Navy Basin and the Mobile Riverine Force
- Page 1
Aviation Units - Page 2
Air Cushion Vehicles (ACVs)
Night Probe 2/23/69
Dump Explosion 3/26/69 - Photos taken 3/27/69
CPT Tom Newsham (CO, B Company, 15th CEB) photos of the Ammo Dump Explosion and the Sniper Range
DISCOM (Division Support Command) and 9th ID HQ
Most of the BW photos below are courtesy of CWO Grimur "Mac" Magnusson
Move your cursor over the photo to find the direction you are looking
The left and right photos were taken by Robert Fisher who was a member of the 9th ID Band.
The color photo, on the right, was taken on 7 April 1969 while Robert was on his way to FSB Schroeder to play for the 2nd/39th.
The B&W photo on the left was taken on 1 April 1969 while Robert was on his way to FSB Moore to participate in a memorial service for the 15th Combat Engineers.
23 February 1969 rocket attack. This photo is of the fixed wing fuel depot.
Again, thanks to Robert Fisher.
Various aerial views of Dong Tam, 8 July 1968.
The photo second from the left shows the 15th CEB compound just above the center. See the close-up below.
15th Combat Engineer Battalion Compound - Looking North
A Company is in the upper left. B Company second from the left.
D Company is in the lower left.
Photos below courtesy of CWO Grimur "Mac" Magnusson
Photos of the15th Combat Engineer Battalion compound at Dong Tam
LEFT: Two color photos of the Motor Pool
RIGHT: B&W photos of an Airboat and Boston Whalers
Dong Tam along the Song My Tho
Thanks to James A Stone (E, 2/39) for the map.
Three views of the same map. Wording on the leftmost map will be near impossible to read, it is mainly used here as a reference.