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Soldiers of the 65th Engineer Battalion sweeping for mines, circa 1968.

Soldiers of the Engineer Battalion sweeping for mines, circa

I believe that the helicopter could be reinforcement for the soldiers, I believe this could be a helicopter coming to pick up the wounded

Vietnam War hit the baby boomer generation very hard.this was the first war plastered across the newspapers and TV news that showed so many casualties. My husband was born in 1964 and grew up seeing the news from this war every evening.

Editor’s Warning: The following photo collection contains some graphic violence and depictions of dead bodies. (AP) Today, April 30th, marks the 35th Anniversary of the fall of Saigon, when c…

The address is muddy bunker and the mailman wears a flak vest as CPL. Jesse D. Hittson of Levelland, Texas, reaches out for his mail at the U. Marine Con Thien outpost two miles south of the demilitarized zone in South Vietnam on Oct.

Seriously injured by shrapnel grenades planted in a booby trapped Viet Cong propaganda stall, a U.S. soldier awaits evacuation from Vietnamese jungle by ambulance helicopter being summoned by a radio operator behind him on Dec. 5, 1965. The soldier was attempting to tear down a Viet Cong bamboo structure used to dispense propaganda when two M 79 grenades planted in one of the poles exploded in his face.

Seriously injured by shrapnel grenades planted in a booby trapped Viet Cong propaganda stall, a U. soldier awaits evacuation from Vietnamese jungle by ambulance helicopter being summoned by a radio operator behind him on Dec.

Stranded Marines on a bombed-out hillside, awaiting rescue supplies during Operation Pegasus/April 1968

soldiers-of-war: “ VIETNAM. Stranded Marines on bombed-out hillside, awaiting rescue supplies during Operation Pegasus. Photograph: Larry Burrows/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images ”

Flares from planes light a field covered with the dead and wounded of the ambushed battalion of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division in the Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam, on November 18, 1965

Flares from planes light a field covered with the dead and wounded of the ambushed battalion of the U. Cavalry Division in the Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam, 18 Nov 1965

On 28 July 1944, Americans continue to exploit the breakthrough of the operation Cobra. The Roncey pocket became a pocket of death for the 2nd SS division, ‘Das Reich.’ The town square filled up with armor, supply vehicles and mechanized infantry, trying to escape the unstoppable American thrusts. Fighter bombers had swooped and dived on this throng, setting the whole place ablaze. Ammunition trucks exploded, tanks were completely upended and the screams of the burning Germans filled the…

Destroyed armor from SS "Das Reich" in Roncey France. SS managed to recapture the town only to realize they were being encircled. In their attempted retreat the Americans inflicted heavy casualties and destroyed a large amount of their armor.

Sgt Harry Jackson- Tan An- Artillery Fire Base- 9th Infantry Division- Vietnam 1967-1969 (my father)

Sgt Harry Jackson- Tan An- Artillery Fire Base- Infantry Division- Vietnam…

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Vietnamese Soldiers Torture A Viet Cong Guerrilla

Viet Cong Weapons in Vietnam . 1964 Photos: Vietnamese Soldiers Torture A Viet Cong Guerrilla

1972 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography "Lone Soldier, A Shau Valley" by David Hume Kennerly, April 27, 1971

1972 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography "Lone Soldier, A Shau Valley" by David Hume Kennerly, April 1971

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