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Soldiers from the 101st Airborne touching down on the ground from a Huey during the Battle of Hamburger Hill during the Vietnam War.  Also known as Hill 937, it had little (if any) strategic use for US forces. Nevertheless between May 10th-20th of 1969 U.S. troops faced hard fighting, weather, and friendly fire to eventually gain control of the hill at the cost of 72 KIA and nearly 400 WIA. Two weeks later US forces abandoned it.

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dogatemytank: “ 1969 US soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division during the Battle of Hamburger Hill, Dong Ap Bia, Vietnam ”

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Top 10 Battles of the Vietnam War - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/featured/top-ten-battles-vietnam-war.html

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Vietnam, La batalla de Hamburger Hill

Vietnam, La batalla de Hamburger Hill - Taringa!

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20 May 1969, A Shau Valley, South Vietnam --- May 20, 1969 - A Shau Valley, South Vietnam: A Vietnamese rocket explodes directly behind a trooper of the 101st Airborne, wounding him seriously, during an assault on "Hamburger Hill." One other U.S. soldier was killed by the blast. U.S. paratroopers stormed to the battered summit of the 3,000-foot mountain overlooking the A Shau Valley, victors in a 10-day battle that has been described as one of the toughest since World War II. --- Image by ©…

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Soldiers battle for Hill 875, aka Hamburger Hill - Vietnam War

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Battle Of Hamburger Hill During The Vietnam War - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/battle-of-hamburger-hill-during-the-vietnam-war.html

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Hamburger Hill. One of the fiercest battles fought in Vietnam. A soldier of the 101st Airborne Division on Hamburger Hill, in the A ...

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The 101st Airborne Division- "Screaming Eagles" is a U.S. Army modular light infantry div. trained for air assault operations. During WWII, it was renowned for its role in Operation Overlord, the D-Day landings on 6 June 44, in Normandy, Op. Market Garden, the liberation of Holland & action during the Battle of the Bulge around the city of Bastogne, Belgium. During the Vietnam War, the 101st Airborne Division fought in major campaigns & battles including the fight for Hamburger Hill, May 69.

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