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These old tanks were located somewhere between the DMZ and the Imjin.
Does anyone else remember them and can you point out where they were sitting?

You will notice that  I was traveling in opposite direction of the other two when we
took our pictures. Did anybody else capture these on film?
Unknown Location Of Tanks
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Submitted By;
SGT Joseph W. Herber
A Co 2nd BN 31st Inf
7th Inf Div, 1967
Submitted By;
1Lt Ken Leighty
A Co 2/72nd Armor
2nd Inf Div, 1967/68
Submitted By;
Sp5 Harry Chambers
HSB 4th BN 76th Arty
7th Inf Div, 1966-1967
Don’t remember exactly where they were. They were across the George Libby
Bridge near Camp Wally.  4/76 was in support of a 2nd Division infantry outfit. I
think it may have been 1/23 A company. They were located at Camp Wally. I made
a number of trips there with LTC Jack G. Callaway for meetings there. The tanks
were somewhere in that area. It’s weird that at least 3 of us took the same picture.
Answer #1;     Reminds  me of the tanks along the 38th parallel along the MSR
north of Camp Casey 1963 /1964
  
Al Brennan,
     13th Engrs, north of casey on the MSR next camp up from Casey just this side
of them tanks. Tale has it they were put there after the agreement was signed.
Answer #2;      The tanks were around the first bend from Libby
Bridge on the way to Camp Wentzel and 3rd Bde Hq.
                                               
1Lt John McFadden
Submitted By;
1Lt John McFadden
A Co - HHC
1/38th, 2nd Div
Aug 67 - Sept 68
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A slight tilt of the camera makes it appear
as if the road was running up hill. However,
the above photo shows it as being fairly flat
A comparison of photos reveal the following;
* A second road off the main behind the tanks
* Top 2 photos - Close to the tanks, by the second road, there was a rise in terrain
* Third photo, taken from the opposite direction, also shows a rise in terrain, and an open flat area between
* Top photo shows the tanks at the end of the turn as the road straightened out
* Top photo shows the second road turns off at, or near, the beginning of the turn
* Johns photo, confirms the terrain height change
Taking Johns description of the location, we find 2 areas past Libby Bridge that fit;
* LEFT - Topographicly, both areas seem to fit. However, L2 shows as being around
the first bend, although the road placement is off. L1's road also does not fit
* RIGHT - On this map, neither area seems to fit
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As is often the case, the old maps were not always accurate and you often
find differences in as many maps as you look at. I looked at 4 different
maps, all showed some variation in road placement and configuration.
Next, I turned to satellite images.
This image, from Bing Maps, shows road placement as being very plausible at both locations
Also, a straight stretch of road after the bend is also shown at both locations
Both areas have rising terrain to the left
However, A2 has a rise in terrain on the right that A1 does not
Also, A2 is past the first bend after Libby Bridge.

A2 meets the features shown in the pictures;
* A second road coming off the main road at or near the beginning of the bend
* A flat area between 2 rises in terrain

I fell 99% certain that this is where the old tanks were located
However, I usually wait for 2 or more positive answers before declairing a mystery solved.
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A2
Image crop by Google Earth
Answer #3;    I thought these derelict tanks marked the entrance to the Tank
Driving Course but that is not the case. I have virtually the same photo as that
submitted by Sgt Joseph W. Herber, A Co 2-31 Inf, 7th ID 1967. Depending on
the exact location of the tanks they were on the North or West side of Rt 100.
1Lt Mike Ebert
1-73rd Armor, 7th ID
1966-67
Answer #4;    These  look like the tanks after you cross Libby Bridge on the
right side of the the road.
Sp4 Richard Chretien
5th BN 38th Arty, 2nd Div
1968 - 1970
This Mystery Has Been Solved
Route 100 was the road with crossed Libby Bridge
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