fluxcapacitorr: My dad in 1969. Helping a young Vietnamese boy draw water from a well in South Vietnam. I asked him about this picture and he said: “I loved the kids over there, they were gorgeous. If they were 27 years old or younger, they’d known nothing but war”.
Operation MacArthur: Members of Co. "B", 1st Bn, 173rd Abn Bde, reach the top of one of the many hills in the highlands of Dak To, as yellow smoke bombs are set off for the spotter planes. 11/26/1967 - Vietnam War
A Viet Cong prisoner sits next to corpses of 11 of his slain fellow guerrillas after a street fight in Saigon-Cholon on February 11, 1968. In the background are Vietnamese Marines that defeated a Viet Cong platoon holed up in the residential area. The prisoner was later taken out for interrogation.
April 22 - May 11, 1967 The 1st and 25th Infantry Divisions initiates Operation MANHATTAN in the Long Nguyen Secret Zone, kiling 123 VC and capturing a large assortment of enemy weapons, equipment, food and supplies. (Grunts of 2/14 during MANHATTAN
The Bitter End - October 9, 1971 - Members of the U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division refuse an assignment to go out on patrol by expressing "a desire not to go." This is one in a series of American ground troops engaging in "combat refusal."