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One Ride With Yankee Papa 13: Photo by Larry Burrows, 1965

LIFE and Death in Vietnam: "One Ride with Yankee Papa Photo essay by Larry Burrows. A mortally wounded comrade at his feet, Lance Cpl. James C. Farley, helicopter crew chief, yells to his pilot after a firefight in Vietnam,

The date was March 31, 1965.The U.S. Marines’ Helicopter Squadron 163 knew their mission.  Corporal James C. Farley, the M69 gunner aboard Yankee Papa 13 has a moment of grief; Farley weeps aboard the aircraft after his lieutenant pilot succumbed to his wounds. The Cong were dug in along the tree line and just waiting for us to come into the landing zone...’  ‘We were all like sitting ducks and their raking crossfire was murderous.’ ...they had no choice but to leave the wounded pilot ..."

Tragedy in the air: Stunning black and white pictures on board Yankee Papa 13 that capture ill-fated mission during the violent throws of the Vietnam War

During a mission aboard Yankee Papa 13 crew chief Lance Cpl. James Farley cries after having just witnessed the shooting of two crew mates one of them fatally.

21-year old James Farley sobbing in Vietnam, 1965 - Larry Burrows

In a supply shack, hands covering his face, an exhausted, worn James Farley gives way to grief/ Larry Burrows One Ride with Yankee Papa 13 1965 Photo Essay © Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

itsjohnsen:  A woman cries in the ruins of Dassau, 1945. Henri Cartier Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson Dessau, Germany 1945 “To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the eye and the heart.” Henri Cartier-Bresson, “The Decisive Moment” 1952

Photos to demonstrate progress … but click to read "Time-Maybe its not Linear?"

Never Forget Ghost's And Tyrants Of History Past, Same place, different time. will history repeat?

35 years after the fall: The Vietnam War in pictures- slideshow - slide - 16 - NBCNews.com

35 years after the fall: The Vietnam War in pictures

A soldier of the US Seventh Marines carrying a little puppy in his pocket after rescuing it during an operation southwest of Da Nang in Vietnam, January 1968 (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Libération de Paris, 25 août 1944

An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II - August 25 1944

I was a child in the 1960s in the US during the Vietnam (American) War. I was 10 in 1968. My only knowledge of the war was bloody battles shown on the 6 O’Clock news. Dinner time. We would eat dinn…

What was it Like to be a Child in 1968 Vietnam

This image shows an American soldier risking his life to save two Vietnamese children during a fight. This is bravery. A man risking his life to save the enemy's children Only The American Soldier Would Do This !

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