Dan Praytor

Dan Praytor, Mike 3/5 Served with M Co. 3/5 in 1966-67...operations included DESOTO, UNION and UNION II...wounded on UNION II.

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1966 at home

Dan at Bunker with his M60, Hill 22

Bunker & Gun Pit

Hill 22

1. Bill Keys
2. Bill Keys, Hill 22
3. Bill Keys - Tamky
4. Bill Keys - tower
5. Goddard - Hill 22

1. Radio and LT, Hill 22
2-4. Al Moran, Hill 22

5. Cpl. Chisolm M19

1. Bill Fryman, Anthony Evans

2. Bill, Arvn, Chisolm
3. Dan, Frymer, Bill, Stan ready for patrol
4. Tamky foxhole-Goddard, Medeaniso, Moran

VC Suspects, Hill 22

If anyone remembers the names of these Marines pictured above, please let us know

AMTRAC Hill 22

1. Sea Knights at Chu Lai
2. Guys getting water
3. Head
4. Hootch
5. Dan in Village off Hill 65
Praytor and Goddard, Hill 21

1. Cemetary

2. Graves
3. Chaplain Hill 22
4. Church at Chu Lai
5. Command Post Hill 22


Promoted to Lance Corporal
Tamky R&R

Vietnamese Children

"The Night"

Propaganda Leaflets


Telegram confirmation of eye injury, 26 May 1967 on Operation UNION II
Back in the States in Charleston, SC

3/5 Reunion 2003
La Grange, Georgia
Dan with "Skipper" JR McElroy (M/3/5), Warren Wilson (combat photographer) and Frank Jurney (M/3/5)
All Marines from Dan's home state of Alabama!

Operation DESOTO
Operation UNION and UNION II

Mike 3/5 Website