THE BATTLE FOR FIRE SUPPORT BASE BURT A New Year's party we'll Never forget!


These pics are courtesy of "Dusty Lowe" (C-Btry 'base piece' at Burt), Bob Nigra, And MG (Ret.) Ken Simpson, who was the Btry XO of Charlie at the time. He spent the whole battle with Dusty and his crew. His contributions are the last 8 pics on this page. So, Thanks to all those generous Troopers for the GREAT PICS!

|Ft. Lewis | The Cruise | Bear Cat | Convoy to Dau - Tieng | Building Dau - Tieng |
General, Arty OPS |Battle of Soui - Tre | A/2/12Inf. Warriors on SouiTre | FSB BURT |
Alpha 2/12 Viet Safari Photos |Tet @ Dau - Tieng | HOME | Life as an FO's Rto |
|Who are these Guys? | Alpha Battery Album '68 | A/2/12Inf. @ Home |
A/2/12 "Thunder Road Mission"


Fire Base Burt

Dusty Lowe's gun the morning after

The Quad .50

Dusty and his men takin a break I guess

On an FSB..this is Home Sweet Home. talk about humble, huh?

Some of the weapons we captured

I think that huey was replenishing the supplies of the aid station

Another morning after shot

This must have been the eagle flight with 4/9 relief force or part of it

The Battle Map for the AAR

Tropic Lightning News article on BURT. A lot of inaccuracies

More Burt News. Possibly our "15 minutes of fame"?

Some of the souveniers we were allowed to keep

OOPS! Instant Replay!

Closer shot of re-supply

A distance shot of BURT
the morning after

A shot of Bill Brown, one
of the "heroes" of BURT

Bob Nigra taking a break after.

Bob again. Shot also shows
what it looked like

Another one of Bob and BURT after

Bob and BURT Before.

Another Before shot

Bob and burt again

another BURT pic

This is Dusty and Sec.1 crew after

The C-Btry position after the battle

This is the Sec. 1 Gunpit after the battle

Another shot of FSB BURT after the Battle

This is one of the 2 APC's lost by C/2/22(M) Inf.
During the Battle. R.I.P to those who lost their lives from BOTH crews!

This is the other one. R.I.P! Those brave troopers!

Another Shot of the morning after

A B-52 Crater Close to BURT.


|Ft. Lewis | The Cruise | Bear Cat | Convoy to Dau - Tieng | Building Dau - Tieng |
General, Arty OPS |Battle of Soui - Tre | A/2/12Inf. Warriors on SouiTre | FSB BURT |
Alpha 2/12 Viet Safari Photos |Tet @ Dau - Tieng | HOME | Life as an FO's Rto |
|Who are these Guys? | Alpha Battery Album '68 | A/2/12Inf. @ Home |
A/2/12 "Thunder Road Mission"

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