The Yellow Brick Road

The Yellow Brick Road

This photo is of HM3 Peter Voelker taken at sunset on Ba Na a 5000 foot peak about 10 miles northwest of Danang in November of 1968. Those of you who remember the "Yellow Brick Road" in Elephant valley might be interested to know that Ba Na was the destination at the end of the road. We were in the 2nd squad of the 3rd platoon of Alpha 1st Recon Bn. The photo was taken by PFC Nick Cary who was not an accomplished photographer but this picture turned out well. Note that I had taped two magazines together which turned out to be a really bad idea as the exposed one always got fouled with dirt and debris.

Peter Voelker

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