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04 Apr 1968, Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- 4/4/1968-Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam- First cavalry men, many with head wounds, wait to be evacuated from a hilltop along route #9, during their advance toward Khe Sanh. They are shown close-up, smoking.

14 Jun 1968, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- A helicopter arrives at a hill near Khe Sanh to pick up those soldiers killed and wounded when a US fighter plane accidentally fired upon a US position during the Vietnam War. #VietnamWarMemories

April 4, 1968 near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam - 1st Cavalry soldiers, many with head wounds, wait to be evacuated from a hilltop along Route 9 during their advance toward Khe Sanh. #VietnamWarMemories

February 1971, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam. In this Kent Potter photograph, an unhappy looking South Vietnamese soldier waits February 8th at Khe Sanh to be air lifted into Laos where front dispatches indicate sharp clashes between government troops and North Vietnamese and Pathet Lao forces. The commander of South Vietnamese forces in Laos said on February 14th that his troops are prepared to stay there until the Ho Chi Minh Trail is shattered. Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

03 Apr 1968, Ca Lu, South Vietnam --- US soldiers from the 1st Cavalry rest on trucks in a convoy before Operation Pegasus, an attempt to clear the east-west route to Khe Sanh during the Vietnam War. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

U.S. More than 100,000 students stand in and around the Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC, demonstrating against the recent violence used to breakup a Vietnam War protest at Kent State University, where 4 students were killed when the National Guard fired tear gas and rifles into crowds of student demonstrators protesting the Nixon administration's expansion of the Vietnam War into Cambodia, 09 May 1970, Washington, DC // Image by © JP Laffont/Sygma/CORBIS

23 Nov 1967, Dak To, South Vietnam. Hill 875 Casualty. Dak To, South Vietnam: 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, 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

1967 -Con Thien, South Vietnam: At the forward Marine artillery base which has been mercilessly pounded by North Vietnamese big guns, Cpl. Billy Winn of Cabot, Arkansas

"4 Jan 1966, Mekong Delta, South Vietnam. Paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade cross a small muddy stream typical of the operational area of the Mekong Delta near the Cambodian Border where the troops are stationed.