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Fire Fight

At night a river patrol boat moves up river while firing its gun
Description: Painting, Oil on Masonite; by R. G. Smith; 1968; Framed Dimensions 24H X 30W
Accession #: 88-160-EV
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River patrol boats (PBRs) were the backbone of the River Patrol Force. With four man crews, these craft performed most of the inland water patrols in the Mekong Delta. By the end of 1970, when the South Vietnamese navy took over the River Patrol Force, there were almost 300 PBRs in use.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • Vietnam Conflict 1962-1975
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