North Vietnamese Army infantrymen. The machine gunner armed with an RPD appears to be wearing a U.S. M56 pistol belt (vertical weave) with a M67 20rnd magazine pouch attached to it, in addition to his RPD ammunition bag. One of the tankers also carries a Type 56 assault rifle with a folding stock.
Viet Cong fighters crossing a river in the early 1960's. The man at the front of the column carries a surplus U.S. M1919A6 .30 caliber machine gun, most likely captured during the Korean war by the Chinese and then given to the North Vietnamese. he also appears to have some captured or surplus U.S. Army equipment over his shoulder.
Bodies of dead North Vietnamese Army (NVA) troops who attempted to hold the rubber plantation village are laid out in an open area so they can be checked for documents before burial. In the foreground are 4719590 Trooper (Tpr) Ken Wilson (left) and 5715768 Tpr Laurie Sullivan (right) of B Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment, Royal Australian Armoured Corps, discussing the breech mechanism of a .30 machine gun mounted on Centurion tank callsign 24C which took part in the battle.
North Vietnamese Armu soldiers sit in a circle. One of them is armed with a Type 56 assault rifle while the other has a captured M79 grenade launcher. The standard NVA pith helmet is visible on the ground.