A Vietnamese village burns after US Marines conducting a search and a destroy mission

A Vietnamese village burns after US Marines conducting a search and a destroy mission

Agent Orange: Rehabilitation of Vietnamese Mangrove forests after Vietnam War.

Agent Orange: Rehabilitation of Vietnamese Mangrove forests after Vietnam War.

Private W Wheatley of 'A' Company, 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, 50th Division, fires his Bren gun from a ruined house in Douet, near Bayeux, 7 June 1944.

Private W Wheatley of 'A' Company, 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, 50th Division, fires his Bren gun from a ruined house in Douet, near Bayeux, 7 June 1944.

Vietnamkrigen - Wikipedia, den frie encyklopædi

Vietnamkrigen - Wikipedia, den frie encyklopædi

US Marine Vernon Wike, with his dead comrad. Battle for Hill 881, Vietnam 1967. (Catherine Leroy)

US Marine Vernon Wike, with his dead comrad. Battle for Hill 881, Vietnam 1967. (Catherine Leroy)

US troops round up Vietnamese civilians during an unidentified, undated operation. The villagers were always suspect of having ties to the Vietcong. While the fear was real, it was probably also true that the majority of these people were innocent of blame. But the lines between true and false were unavoidably blurred resulting in brutalities that, under ideal conditions, could have been avoided (always with the wisdom of hindsight).In the end, both sides paid a heavy price.

US troops round up Vietnamese civilians during an unidentified, undated operation. The villagers were always suspect of having ties to the Vietcong. While the fear was real, it was probably also true that the majority of these people were innocent of blame. But the lines between true and false were unavoidably blurred resulting in brutalities that, under ideal conditions, could have been avoided (always with the wisdom of hindsight).In the end, both sides paid a heavy price.

A human skull keeps watch over US soldiers encamped in the Vietnamese jungle by Terry Fincher, October 1968

A human skull keeps watch over US soldiers encamped in the Vietnamese jungle by Terry Fincher, October 1968

Vietnam War Letters Home: Various Photos From the Vietnam War

Vietnam War Letters Home: Various Photos From the Vietnam War

Kent State shootings - 25 Photos With The Creepiest Backstories 18 Part 2 Best of Web Shrine

Kent State shootings - 25 Photos With The Creepiest Backstories 18 Part 2 Best of Web Shrine

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