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An American soldier lies dead by a roadside after being hit by flak from German guns during the Battle of Hürtgen Forest. Medics, who had just given first aid to no avail, check his tags for identification. Schevenhütte, Stolberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

An American soldier lies dead by a roadside after being hit by flak from German guns.

03 Feb 1968, Near Tan Son Nhut Airbase, Saigon, South Vietnam --- The bodies of…

The bodies of US soldiers lay on the back of an armored personnel carrier which moved through the fighting near Tan Son Nhut Airbase to pick up the dead. Near Tan Son Nhut Airbase, Saigon, South Vietnam, 3 February,

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The German was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944.

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The Nazi was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June I love America!

During an ambush by the VC, an officer shouts orders as a wounded American soldier awaits evacuation near Saigon during the Vietnam War, 1969.

Vietnam War 1969 - During an ambush by the Vietcong, an officer shouts orders as a wounded American soldier awaits evacuation near Saigon.

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Military Slang during the Vietnam War

American soldier using a knife to probe the floor of a Viet Cong tunnel in the Iron Triangle north of Saigon, South Vietnam. These brave soldiers/marines were called "Tunnel Rats.

An American soldier is alert. At his feet is a dead Vietcong.

Rare images from the Vietnam War.

Teenage Viet Cong soldiers near Cai Lay, one carrying a captured U.S. automatic weapon. 1973

Two teenage Viet Cong soldiers at camp near Cai Lay, one carrying a captured U. automatic weapon, the other an anti-tank weapon, 1973 ~ Vietnam War

North Vietnamese Army soldiers fire on U.S. Army helicopters. This was most likely a staged photo.

North Vietnamese soldiers firing upon an American helicopter, Quang Tri province, ~ Vietnam War

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