104 Sig Sqn | Album 40

ALBUM 40 - 104 SIG SQN

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Dat Do Compound
40-1.   Dat Do Compound.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Unknown in Dat Do compound  
40-2.  Unknown at Dat Do Compound.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

 ARVN at Dat Do Compound
40-3.   ARVN at Dat Do Compound.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

 Dat Do Compound - Vehicle Movement Planning
40-4.   Unknown at Dat Do planning Vehicle Movement.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

 Vietnamese Lady carrying water   
40-5.   Vietnamese Lady and Girl near Dat Do carrying water.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Weapons ready to Rock and Roll at Dat Do Compound 
40-6.   Dat Do Compound with Weapons ready to Rock and Roll.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Unknown US Army at Dat Do Compound
40-7.   Unknown US Army at Dat Do Compound.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Unknown US Army at Dat Do Compound   
40-8.  Unknown US Army at Dat Do Compound. Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Capt Antonitis, US Army
40-9.   Capt Antonitis, US Army at the Dat Do Compound.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Unknown work on Engineering Task in the Dat Do area 
40-10.   Unknown working on Engineering Task in the Dat Do area.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Unknown Engineeering task in the Dat Do area 
40-11.  Engineering Task in the Dat Do area.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

US Army in a Jeep 
40-12.    US Army in the Dat Do area.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

 APC used for mine clearing operations
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0-13.  HMAPC George 'Bukoo Boom-Boom'  used by the Engineers to clear mines in the Dat Do area.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Note:  Three APC's were used in mine clearance 'Flint', 'George' and 'Steele'.  They had a blast shield fitted to the rear and a boom was hung from the right hand side with tyres on it.

Bulldozer used for mine clearing operations 
40-14.     Bulldozer 48A used by the Engineers to clear mines in the Dat Do area.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Note:  Bulldozer 48A was used for mine clearing also.  It was fitted with a full armoured cabin and viewing periscopes.  The radiator and hydraulic lines were also armoured against damage.

Bulldozer used for mine clearing operations
40-15.   Bulldozer 'Wild Cat' used by the Engineers for land clearing in the Dat Do area. Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Note:  Bulldozers like 'Wild Cat' were used for land clearing and was fitted with either a 'Rome Plough' or 'Bull Blade' and was only armoured around the driver.

APC used for mine clearing operations
40-16.   HMAPC George 'Bukoo Boom-Boom' used by the Engineers to clear mines in the Dat Do area.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Note:  Three APCs 'HMAPC Flint', 'HMAPC Steele' and 'HMAPC George' were used in mine clearing operations.  HMAPC Flint, the original 'Bukoo Boom Boom' was fully restored after the war and is in the RAE Museum.

Huey and Harry Martin
40-17.  Harry Martin in at Huey.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

Huey and Unknown
40-18.   Huey and Unknown US Army Soldier most likely at Dat Do.  Photo supplied by Noel Keen (Brother of James Keen, Dec) [1970]

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