Ronnie Guyer Ia Drang Photo Collection

cropguyerphotoGuyer Photo Collection – Ronnie Guyer (radioman; pictured here immediately prior to the joining LTC Moore on his first recon flight in Vietnam) graciously shared photos from his collection that he took during and after the Ia Drang battles. 

Collection features shots of many of the principals in the Ia Drang Campaign – Moore, Plumley, Kinnard, Nadal, Herren – taken at various locations (Plei Me, Falcon, An Khe, Bong Son).


Guyer – D Company Leadership

The officer to the right of Lt Col Moore is 1st Lt James L. (Larry)  Litton, XO of D 1/7 Cav.  In the Ia Drang he assumed command of D 1/7  when Capt Ray Lefebvre was wounded and evacuated. The officer in the right foreground with his back to the camera is Capt Richard Merchant who took command of D 1/7 after the battle.  The NCO in the left foreground with his back to the camera is 1st Sgt  Warren Adams, D 1/7.  

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