This is C Troop 3/4 Cav's 'C35' M48 Main Battle Tank. It was ultimately
over-run by NVA in the battle at Hoc Mon and was considered to be quite
C Troop had pulled back into an adjacent open field and after nightfall began to
consider C35 a substantial threat. Fortunately, the NVA had not
watched enough TV to know what to do...from the photo it appears that they could
only spin in circles with it.
The next morning, Mike Vecellio (B Trp 3/17th Cav.) spotted the apparently
deserted C35 and SGT O'Brien (B Trp 3/17th Cav.), with the second team
out, fired his CAR 15 into the commander's cupola, causing an
explosion and fire.
(Courtesy: Skip Davis, Scout Pilot (OH-6) B Troop 3/17 Cav.)