Photo: Picture taken in Sept 1969. Top panoramic view was made joining two photo's together.

After most of Fox 2/7 had been shot up bad in Que Son Valley late Aug 1969, 1st platoon was sent to Ryder until we got more Marines from the States. At night time looking between the two peaks (right side on the picture), you could see the green runway lights at the airport in Da Nang (20 miles north). You see the round brown spot in the middle of the picture in the rice field. That is from the battleship (New Jersey) one afternoon the battleship you could see far away fire, then hear the round come into the Valley and then see the hit, talk about 50 yard line seats,wish I had a Video camera back then. I will always remember that. Dane Williams.

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