1st Air Cavalry soldier with an M79 grenade launcher, May 1968 - Vietnam War
A Marine fires his M79 Grenade Launcher at a sniper’s position during the Battle of Hue, 1968.
40mm Grenade launcher-old school style with all the different bling
Equipment carried by infantry soldier assigned to the M79 grenade launcher.
My dad with his trusty M79 grenade launcher Vietnam 1969.
M-79 40 mm Grenade Launcher
Vest full of ammunition for the M79 Grenade Launcher. This is the type of vest I had in Vietnam for my launcher; RB
Classic M79 grenade launcher AKA "Thumper" in the US and "Wombat Gun" in Oz - fires a wide variety of 40 mm rounds, including explosive, smoke, anti-personnel, CS gas, flechette and illumination
A grenadier holding an M79 grenade launcher examines an entrance to a VC tunnel. He has an XM28E4 riot gas mask carrier (for the XM19 riot gas mask) secured to an M1956 buttpack, which is attached to a lightweight rucksack frame.