DMZ Truck Ambush
October 18, 1969
Four soldiers of the 7th ID are killed in a daylight ambush by NKs. Each
was shot through the head. Their light truck was flying a white truce flag
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A photo I took at the DMZ in October 1969
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A display was set up at Panmunjom showing proof of the attack
It was a surprise to no one when the NK's denied the charges
Articles of bullet ridden clothing
An interior view of the shot up windshield
Submitted By;
Frank M. Tims
Submitted By;
Sp/4 William P. Tomasik
B Company 2/9th
Infantry 2nd Inf Div, 1969
Submitted By;
Sp/4 William P. Tomasik
B Company 2/9th
Infantry 2nd Inf Div, 1969
Various pieces of equipment displayed on a table
Photos showing the NK's who conducted the ambush
A close up of a shot up helmet liner
Submitted By;
Sp/4 William P. Tomasik
B Company 2/9th
Infantry 2nd Inf Div, 1969
Submitted By;
Sp/4 William P. Tomasik
B Company 2/9th
Infantry 2nd Inf Div, 1969
Taken from the drivers side, you can see bullet holes in the canvas top
Additional bullet holes can be seen in the vehicle body
A short discription of what happened
A close up of one of the signs