Walking the high-ground that outlines rice paddies,members of Brigade, Cavalry go through the paces of a search and destroy maneuver. troops were participating in"Operation Thayer took place in North Qui Nhon,South Vietnam
War: In this 03 Aug 1965 photo, an aged woman injured by a U.-Vietnamese air strike on a Buddist monastery 40 miles southeast of Saigon is carried to a hospital by airborne private Carl Champ of Furgitsville, West Virginia
“Khe Sanh, South Vietnam, March US Navy Hospital Corpsman Theodore Rutkowski of Pittsburgh lies on the ground just outside of Khe Sanh’s outer defenses and uses a stethoscope to listen for signs of Viet Cong tunneling beneath the beleaguered.
“I left the war in September of but the war hasn’t left me.” Those words spoken by a Vietnam veteran from Anoka point out the impact the Vietnam War had on people in Anoka County. Photo Courtesy of Mike Clark, Anoka County Vietnam Veteran
Vietnam War hit the baby boomer generation very hard.this was the first war plastered across the newspapers and TV news that showed so many casualties. My husband was born in 1964 and grew up seeing the news from this war every evening.