"Seriously injured by shrapnel grenades planted in a booby trapped Viet Cong propaganda stall, a U.S. soldier awaits evacuation from Vietnamese jungle by ambulance helicopter being summoned by a radio operator behind him on Dec. 5, 1965. The soldier was attempting to tear down a Viet Cong bamboo structure used to dispense propaganda when two M 79 grenades planted in one of the poles exploded in his face."
Larry Burrows—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images "U.S. H-21 helicopter arrives in combat area with supplies for a Vietnamese patrol. It flew out wounded soldiers."
Wounded soldier receiving transfusion outside helicopter, Vietnam. Huey. Bell UH-1. Thank you Vietnam vets for your service!
Caption from LIFE. "U.S. H-21 helicopter arrives in combat area with supplies for a Vietnamese patrol. It flew out wounded soldiers."
A Radio Telephone Operator (RTO)of the 101st Airborne on patrol near Mai Loc, twelve miles from the DMZ. A Light Observation Helicopter (Loach) of the 17th Cavalry flies overhead. Photo taken: October 1969.