> While serving in Vietnam, I had the opportunity to ride on a number of
> M151s that were armed with M-60s on a mount in the rear of the jeep.
> can tell you from experience that it was a wet and cold ride for the
> most part.
> I noticed that units were very creative in mounting firepower on the
> backs of M151's, 3/4 ton Dodges and an assortment of 2 1/2 and 5 ton
> trucks. The only limiting factor seemed to be the creativity of the
> unit's welder and the ability of the unit's supply sgt.
> I saw homemade armor made for all classes of trucks manufactured from
> everything from 2x8's with sandbags to steel. I have some photos of
> these beast perhaps one of these days I will scan them and put them up
> on the net....
> Joe Baker
> Major, Cavalry
> 418 Med Co (AMB), RVN 69-70
> 1/2 ACR, FRG 77-80
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