“In November 1961, four RF-101C reconnaissance aircraft of the 45th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron stationed at Misawa AB, Japan, and their photo lab arrived at Don Muang under “Operation Able Marble”. The RF-101s were sent to assist RTAF RT-33 aircraft in performing aerial reconnaissance flights over Laos. “That was our secret mission to Thailand.” Amazon.com: Leland Olson: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle
Top two pictures on left was our work area. Top right Ferris Anderson at barracks,
Bottom right Salvatore Pusateri at the Marble Temple. Bottom left Capitol area.
Top two was our work area. Bottom left temple of Gold Buddha and Lee at barracks.
Bottom right another temple.
Leland waiting to enter the temple. The light was so poor my camera didn’t work well, they discouraged photos.
A nice little bug infested klong ran past our quarters. It was usually full of snakes the same as our outside
showers and toilet. The mess tent was at least several hundred yards away.
Served warm in quart bottles, that 11% beer was made for short parties
The famous Thai Dancers.