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Wounded Marine being helped to an air evacuation point.

Photographer Larry Burrows captured these images. He had mixed feelings of his and other journalists role in the Vietnam War quote 'sometimes one feels like such a bastard'.

Ia Drang Valley

Soldier manning an machine gun, Airborne Brigade on Dak To/Hill 875 during the Vietnam War, 1967

Hamburger Hill. 23 Nov 1967, Dak To, South Vietnam. Hill 875 Casualty. Swathed in battle dressings, but still gripping his weapon, a wounded soldier of the 173rd Airborne awaits evacuation from Hill 875. American troops captured the summit of Hill 875 (and wondered why) climaxing the longest and costliest battle of the Vietnam war. The battle claimed the lives of 280 Americans and nearly 1400 North Vietnamese. © Bettmann/CORBIS

23 Nov Dak To, South Vietnam. Airborne awaits evacuation from Hill American troops captured the summit of Hill battle claimed the lives of 280 Americans and nearly 1400 North Vietnamese.

A seriously wounded Marine cries out and recites the Lord's Prayer as an injured comrade tries to comfort him at their outpost in a house in Hue's Citadel, Feb. 18, 1968.

Battle of Hue

A seriously wounded Marine cries out and recites the Lord's Prayer as an injured comrade tries to comfort him at their outpost in a house in Hue's Citadel, Feb. Pinned from "Vietnam War"

Photo taken Sept. 7th, 1969 - "Elements of the 26th Marines under fire south of Da Nang, 3 RTO's in the same spot.. I am guessing that the photo is of the company CO and his radio operator, a FO calling in artillery with his RTO, and the 3rd would be a squad RTO which is there to protect the FO and Skipper." ~ Vietnam War

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

During an ambush by Viet Cong guerrillas, an officer shouts orders as a wounded American soldier awaits evacuation near Saigon during the Vietnam War, The soldier is attended by a medic as they seek cover beside an armored troop carrier.

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