Carrying a guitar and a rifle, a Marine waits at a landing strip for a flight out of Khe Sanh, Vietnam, February It was the era of Rock & Roll and more people turned up for James Brown at the yearly USO extravaganza, than for Bob Hope.
"An exhausted Marine finds refuge inside a church in An Hoa during a heavy North Vietnamese mortar attack in The Marines were forced to use the church as a hospital and morgue." - UPI from files PHOTO BY FRANK JOHNSTON
A Marine at Con Thien wears his faith, alongside earthly goods, on his helmet. September/October “To every Marine on that hilltop the Lord always seemed nearby.” War Without Heroes, Photo by David Douglas Duncan