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A wounded soldier rests in the jungle of Vietnam's central highlands.

Unit:
 unknown / NA    Series: none
   Date: /

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Unit:
 unknown / NA    Series: Hiep Duc Valley
   Date: /

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F-4 Phantom jets sit on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise.

Unit:
 USS Enterprise    Series: Enterprise
   Date: 12/1966

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Navy corpsman David Lewis Boucher, 22, of Shelbyville, Tenn.,(left) and Marine Staff Sgt. Ruben Santos treat Pvt. William Vizzerra, 21, Phoenix, Ariz., near the crest of Hill 881 N. The Hill was one of several strategically important hills surrounding Khe Sahn in western Quang Tri Province in Vietnam's I Corps. The fighting between the Marines and North Vietnamese Army (NVA) regulars took place on April 30, 1967.

Unit:
 Marines    Series: Hill 881
   Date: 4/1967

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An older sergeant, fatigued from a run across open field, ignored advice to stay down because of snipers and was shot in head. Here he lies on a paddy dike moments after he was hit. The civilian photographer who took the photo, Robert Hodierne, did the first aid work.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: /

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An officer of the 1st Cavalry Division calls for a Medevac helicopter for two wounded by sniper fire in the Central lowlands of Vietnam.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: 0/

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Troopers with the 1st Cavalry Division return fire with an M-60 machine gun during a firefight in the central lowlands of Vietnam.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: 0/

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A surreal image of blurred soldiers in tall grass with the jungle looming behind them. In Vietnam's central highlands in 1967.

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 unknown / NA    Series: none
   Date: /

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Troopers from the Americal Division make an air assault into the central highlands of Vietnam. They flew in UH-1 Hueys from the 161st Assault Helicopter Company.

Unit:
 Americal Division    Series: none
   Date: /

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before they had been in a firefight at the village. As they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here the dead soldier is being loaded into Huey helicopter Medevac.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached the village of Lieu An the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before they had been in a firefight at the village. As they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here a soldier fires an M-79 grenade launcher into the village.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

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Nguyen Xuan Me on the burning thatch roof of a house is handed a bucket of water by an old woman. The house had been set afire by troopers from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. The soldiers set fire to the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before the soldiers had been in a firefight at the village. As the soldiers approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

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Nguyen Thi Thanh walks aways as a trooper from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, sets fire to her home in a village on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before the soldiers had been in a firefight at the village. As the soldiers approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

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Aircraft carrier flight deck crews on the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea prepare planes for attacks against North Vietnam from the South China Sea in 1966.

Unit:
 USS Coral Sea    Series: none
   Date: /1966

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Aircraft carrier flight deck crews on the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea prepare planes for attacks against North Vietnam from the South China Sea in 1966.

Unit:
 USS Coral Sea    Series: none
   Date: /1966

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Aircraft carrier flight deck crews on the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea prepare planes for attacks against North Vietnam from the South China Sea in 1966. An F-4 Phantom jet is in the background.

Unit:
 USS Coral Sea    Series: none
   Date: /1966

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An A-3B lands on the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea. This multi-purpose aircraft could be used as a bomber or a tanker. Here it is returning from a mission as an air-to-air refueling tanker.

Unit:
 USS Coral Sea    Series: Coral Sea
   Date: /1966

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An A-3B lands on the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea. This multi-purpose aircraft could be used as a bomber or a tanker. Here it is returning from a mission as an air-to-air refueling tanker.

Unit:
 USS Coral Sea    Series: Coral Sea
   Date: /1966

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An F-4 Phantom jet being launched from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise in the South China sea in 1966.

Unit:
 USS Enterprise    Series: Enterprise
   Date: 12/1966

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An F-4 Phantom jet being launched from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise in the South China sea in 1966.

Unit:
 USS Enterprise    Series: Enterprise
   Date: 12/1966

 
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