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Japanese troops entering Saigon in 1941 - Causes of World War II

A Vietnamese girl, 23 years old, was captured by an Australian patrol 30 feet below ground at the end of a maze of tunnels some 10 miles west of the headquarters of the Australian task force (40 miles southeast of Saigon). The woman was crouched over a World War II radio set. About seven male Viet Cong took off when the Australians appeared—but the woman remained and appeared to be trying to conceal the radio set. She was taken back to the Australian headquarters where she told under sharp…

55 Incredible Photos Of The Vietnam War -- When You See Them You'll Never Forget Them, Esp. #5

A Vietnamese girl, 23 years old, was captured by an Australian patrol 30 feet…

US Marines fighting in Hue, near North Vietnam, during the Tet offensive. In January 1968, the North Vietnamese Army and the Viet Cong launched a large series of attacks in what came to be known as the Tet Offensive. In military terms it was a huge setback for North Vietnam and for the Viet Cong. But images of fierce fighting, killings, and specially the attempt on the US Embassy in Saigon, were contemplated with shock by the American public opinion, fueling a growing opposition to the war.

S Marines fire over a wall towards North Vietnamese forces in Hue, during the Tet Offensive in January

Schwerer Gustav was one of two German 80 cm K (E) ultra-heavy railway guns.  It was developed in the late 1930s by Krupp as siege artillery.  The gun weighed nearly 1,350 tonnes and could fire shells weighing seven tonnes to a range of 29 miles.  It was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece. #WWII #War

11 Jaw-dropping Weapons From World War II You Probably Never Heard Of

A German Krupp railway gun firing at a distant target. It was the most commonly used German railway gun of World War II.

Ho Chi Minh was a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister (1945–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). He was a key figure in the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945, as well as the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) and the Việt Cộng (NLF or VC) during the Vietnam War.

Ho Chi Minh was a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister and president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam).

I Corps Also known as “Eye Corps,” this encompasses the five northernmost provinces in South Vietnam, along with two major cities — Hue and Da Nang. II Corps The Central Highlands area in South Vietnam, consisting of 12 provinces, and the largest of the four corps in size. III Corps The densely-populated area between Saigon …

Vietnam War map: Corps to corps (1968

War dominated 30 years of Vietnam’s history last century. The struggle that began with communists fighting French colonial power in the 1940s did not end until they seized Saigon and control of the…

29 Sad, lonely & Tough Images from the Vietnam War

War dominated 30 years of Vietnam’s history last century. The struggle that began with communists fighting French colonial power in the did not end until they seized Saigon and control of th

cruello:  Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government, 1963.  Malcolm W. Browne/AP “Because of what I knew of the Buddhist tradition in Vietnam, I realized that it had to be taken seriously. So while other correspondents got tired of the endless Buddhist street demonstrations that were going on all that summer, I stuck with them, because I had the sense that sooner or later something would happen. I…

Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government, Malcolm W. Browne/AP “Because of what I knew of the Buddhist tradition in Vietnam, I realized that it had to.

Invasion of French Indochina Part of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II  Japanese troops entering Saigon.1941

Japanese troops entering Saigon in 1941 - Causes of World War II

war photography: Vietnam soldier's helmet

A sky trooper from the Cavalry Division keeps track of the time he has left on his short time helmet, while participating in Operation Pershing, near Bong Son during the Vietnam War, 1968 (Frank Moffitt)

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