British-born Rick Rescorla, pictured above at Landing Zone X-Ray during the 1965 Battle of the Ia Drang, became famous during 9/11 evacuating thousands of people from the WTC for Morgan Stanley before being killed in the attack.
With the persuasion of a Viet Cong-made spear pressed against his throat, a captured Viet Cong guerrilla decided to talk to interrogators, telling them of a cache of Chinese grenades on March 28, 1965. He was captured with 13 other guerrillas and 17 suspects when two Vietnamese battalions overran a Viet Cong camp about 15 miles southwest of Da Nang air base.
The Vietnam War, Part I: Early Years and Escalation
Partially covered, a dying Viet Cong guerrilla raises his hands as South Vietnamese Marines search palm groves near Long Binh in the Mekong Delta, on February 27, 1964. The guerrilla died in a foxhole following a battle between a battalion of South Vietnamese Marines and a unit of Viet Cong.