This is me standing to the side of one of our machine gun emplacements.
As machine gun platoon leader, I tried to get around to all our
emplacements at least a couple of times a week even though they were
pretty stretched out covering the battalion front. And I couldn’t use my jeep
for these forays for several reasons, the Chinese being one of the major
ones. And all our positions were pretty much on top of a hill. Lots of