LZ Fat City

LZ Fat City-BT 435 079.  Hill 69-BT 467 068.  An Tan Bridge-BT 496 066. Chu Lai is to the right.

This aerial photo (looking toward the south) is thought to be the location of LZ Fat City.  It was
taken in July 1968 by Al Sims (Radar, 1/14 Arty) as he left Chu Lai by Chinook.

Photo above:  construction begins at LZ Fat City in 1968.  Note the four 155 mm howitzers (center
left) and the 8" gun (right edge of photo).
At left:  LT David McBeth at the 1st Bn 6th Inf TOC at LZ Fat City in August 1968.  Both photos provided by David McBeth (B & HHC, 1st Bn 6th Inf, 1968-69) 

Jerry "Doc" O'Connor at Fat City.  The sign for A/1-6 Inf, the "Gunfighters" was hand made by Lyndal Kohl. 
The Tactical Operations Center at LZ Fat City in 1968.  Photo furnished by Fred Riegel 2/A/1-6 Inf

Soldiers from 1st Platoon, Co. A, 1st Bn 6th Inf are ready to move out on a patrol from LZ Fat City
in 1969.  Photo provided by Gerald Ray "Whitey" White, A/1-6 1969.

105 Howitzer (1/14th Artillery) at LZ Fat City northwest of Chu Lai.  Photo provided by Earl
Pogue 1/14 Arty.

For many additional photos of LZ Fat City, link to the C Battery, 1st 14th Artillery Web Site

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