71 Photos - Jan 30, 2012
Photo: From TOC towards 1/5 Cav location on LZ Peanuts (Brown Photo).Photo: Brown photo.  Picture from TOC looking W/NW.Photo: From TOC toward CoRoc (Brown Photo)Photo: Photo: Mike Kern picture.  Looking from battery up towards ammo dump, Ted Cattron's position, FDC, and infantry.Photo: (Left-Right) Unknown, Jim Hackett, Charles BrownPhoto: Jim Hackett on LZ Peanuts sitting on sleeping hootch shared with Charles Brown.  Suspect Hill 400 roughly 1 km in distance.Photo: From LZ Peanuts looking west towards Co Roc with unknown 1/5 Cav infantry in foreground.Photo: 1/5 Cav working on bunkers at LZ Peanuts. Charlie Brown PicturePhoto: 1/5 Cav working on bunkers at LZ Peanuts.  Charlie Brown Picture.Photo: Capt Weisse (Left), unknown gun bunny (center), Mike Maynard (right) and George Doughtery (EOD) with back to camera at LZ Peanuts.  Mike Kern Picture.Photo: LZ Peanuts 1/77 battery pre May 5 (GC photo)Photo: View of 1/77 Battery and 1/5 Infantry perimeter from TOC at LZ Peanuts.  Picture from Cattron.Photo: A/1/77 105 mm howitzer named "Bismark" on LZ Peanuts. Mike Kern picture.Photo: From TOC looking over 105's.  Possibly hill 400 off point (Brown Photo).Photo: Looking down on battery (CG photo).Photo: From TOC towards battery. Charlie Brown picture.Photo: Ted Cattron.  Charlie Brown Picture.  Possibly taken at LZ Stud.Photo: Potentially LZ Peanuts taken from North looking S/SW.  Need to verify w/ Charlie.Photo: Unidentified senior NCO's on LZ Peanuts near TOC.  Charlie Brown PicturePhoto: MSgt. Schroeder (L) and unidentified senior NCO's of 1/5 Cav. Charlie Brown Picture.   Willie Hightower of Macon GA is center.Photo: Supply drop at 1/77 battery on LZ Peanuts (pre attack).  Mike Kern Picture.Photo: Supply drop on 1/77 Battery at LZ Peanuts.  Person unknown in foreground.  Mike Kern picture.Photo: Field notebook of Doug McPhee.  4th Platoon A/1/5Photo: Field notebook of Doug McPhee.  4th Platoon A/1/5Photo: 1/5 Cav working on bunkers at LZ Peanuts.  Charlie Brown picture.Photo: Bennie Koon picture of LZ Peanuts.  Possibly looking north.Photo: Bennie Koon picture.  LZ Peanuts from area of TOC.Photo: Looking towards ridge with 105 mm howitzers.  Note, line of men retrieving something from down in the valley.  Bennie Koon picture.Photo: Smoke used on LZ Peanuts on landing area.  Bennie Koon picture.Photo: Bennie Koon picture of huey landing on LZ Peanuts.  Appears to be C Company 229th tail number:  4977SPhoto: Bennie Koon in crater on LZ Peanuts also serving as a garbage dump.Photo: Bennie Koon picture of 155 mm towed artillery.  Probably A 1/30 Artillery.  There appears to be a consensus that this is not LZ Peanuts but may instead by LZ Snapper.Photo: Bennie Koon picture of 155 mm battery.  This may be LZ Wharton and not Peanuts.Photo: Bennie Koon Picture of 155 mm artillery.  This may be LZ Wharton and not Peanuts.Photo: 155 mm howitzers.  This may be LZ Wharton and not Peanuts.Photo: Bennie Koon picture.  Backhoe being delivered to LZ.  Probably B-8 engineering battalion.  This may be LZ Wharton and not Peanuts.Photo: Bennie Koon picture.  Aerial picture of TOC area on LZ Peanuts.  Appears to be Jim Hackett on radio at 2:00 position and senior NCOs at 11:00.Photo: Bennie Koon picture.  Would presume 155 mm howitzers on left frame, TOC on center hill and 105 mm howitzer battery on right.  This may, however, be LZ Wharton and not Peanuts.Photo: Bennie Koon Picture of LZ Peanuts AOPhoto: Pink dot suspected LZ PeanutsPhoto: Landscape view of I Corps Area. Pink dot is suspected LZ Peanuts.Photo: Mike Maynard of 1/77 rendition of LZ Peanuts on night of May 4, 1968Photo: Map of Peanuts by Charlie Brown.Photo: Photo: From north looking south of what was described as LZ Peanuts in center frame.Photo: Picture of incoming artillery of LZ Peanuts.  Aspect unknown.Photo: Ted Cattron picture.  Indicated taken from LZ Peanuts of incoming artillery.Photo: LZ Peanuts from the South taken from Charlie Charlie Huey. Charlie Brown Picture.Photo: Ammo dump on fire May 4, 1968 on LZ Peanuts.  Mike Kern picture.Photo: Ammo dump on fire on LZ Peanuts.  May 4, 1968.  Mike Kern picture.Photo: Battery on LZ Peanuts following sapper attack on May 5, 1968.  Would presume looking on a SE direction.Photo: 1/77 Battery May 5, 1968 on LZ Peanuts.Photo: Line of jeeps picture taken up hill towards TOC at LZ Peanuts.  May 5, 1968.  Reference point used by ARA.Photo: Remnants of howitzer following sapper attack.  Presume looking in a W/SW direction.Photo: May 5 photo looking across ridge of 105's. (CG photo)Photo: Equipment salvaged from Peanuts (I think)Photo: Radio salvaged from LZ Peanuts (I think)Photo: Awards ceremony on LZ Jane post Peanuts.  Mike Maynard receiving Silver Star.Photo: Ted Cattron receiving silver star from Maj. Tolson for action on LZ Peanuts.Photo: Mike Maynard of A/1/77 (L) and Scott Thompson of A/1/5 Cav (R) at meeting in TLH FL on March 7, 2012.Photo: Sharon Herald article on Ted Cattron. Note error on calling LZ Snapper instead of Peanuts.Photo: Cavalair newspaper article.Photo: A Battery 1/77 evacuation from LZ Peanuts May 6, 1968.Photo: Explosion (either powder blowing up or incoming...yet to be determined) on May 5, 1968 after NVA attack.  Picture taken from FDC looking SE. LZ PeanutsPhoto: May 5, 1968 on LZ Peanuts.  Possibly looking SW though I'm uncertain.  What is interesting is what looks like to be the empty case from a M 72 LAW.Photo: LOACH helicopter on LZ Peanuts.  Loading just upslope from FDC.  Possibly May 4, 1968.Photo: A Battery of 1/77 staged prior evacuation of LZ Peanuts on May 5, 1968.  Direction of photo unknown at present.  Possibly E/NE.Photo: A Battery 1/77 evacuation from LZ Peanuts.  Looking down on airfield of Khe Sanh. May 5, 1968.Photo: Picture taken from LZ Peanuts looking across some slope.  Direction of photo unknown at present.  May 4-5, 1968 timeframe.Photo: View of heavily defoliated and heavily bombed landscape of I Corps area taken somewhere near Khe Sanh.  Taken during evacuation of A Battery 1/77 from LZ Peanuts on May 5, 1968.