Military Photo of the Day: Blasting Marble Mountain

By Shannon Henderson Published on September 23, 2018

3.5 Inch Rocket Hits Marble Mountain, September 1968

“Observing the hit of a 3.5 inch rocket on Marble Mountain is Lance Corporal Robert S. Brooks, 19 (Sparta, Wisconsin). Brooks, of F Company, 2d Battalion, 7th Marines [F/2/7] was on patrol in search of Viet Cong suspected of hiding in the mountain complex four miles southeast of here (official USMC photo by Gunnery Sergeant C. E. Lane).”

From the Jonathan F. Abel Collection (COLL/3611) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division

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