31 Aug '15, 11am

USCGinベトナムでの81mm迫撃砲をちょっとググってたら、とんでもないものを見つけてしまったぜ。しかもUSCGの公式サイトで、だ

"COAST GUARD CUTTER POINT LEAGUE FORCES VIET CONG TRAWLER AGROUND: The 82-foot U.S. Coast Guard Cutter POINT LEAGUE stands off watching the burning 100-foot steel Viet Cong trawler that the cutter forced aground near the village of Ba Dong, So. Viet Nam, during several hours of gun battle to keep the enemy from entering Co Chien River on June 20, 1966. Fire began with an explosion on board the trawler at 6:15 a.m., and was extinguished at 2:00 p.m. by Coast Guard and Vietnamese crews. Salvage crews removed an estimated 250 tons of arms and supplies which the trawler attempted to infiltrate to Viet Cong ground forces. When the encounter occurred the POINT LEAGUE was on routine patrol near the Co Chien River, about 80 miles southeast of Saigon. Two sister Coast Guard 82-footers, POINT SLOCUM and POINT HUDSON, joined the battle against ground based Viet Cont attempting to cov...

Full article: http://www.uscg.mil/history/uscghist/vietnamphotoindex_c.asp

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