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US Soldier guards an NVA soldier he captured during a ground movement ten miles northeast of An Hoa., 1968

U.S. soldiers of the 9th Infantry Division relax on the long boat trip back to their base camp after a day trudging through the coconut groves of Kien Hoa province in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War, 1969. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

Seaman David Crazy Thunder (Oglala) and mother, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, 1945. Marquette University Archives

Grieving young woman kneeling as she weeps over body of one of fifteen civilians who were killed in explosion of homemade Viet Cong mine on country road where most of victims were riding in Lambretta Tricycle which struck mine during Vietnam War. Location: Tuy Hoa, Vietnam Date taken: 1966

March for peace (Washington, D.C.): I won't fight in Vietnam (1965)

This collection of Vietnam War lighters was assembled and sourced by Bradford Edwards for his book “Vietnam Zippos” and the 282 lighters were recently available for auction. The engravings range from sentimental to shocking, and together they paint a unique, personalized picture of the U.S. troops during Vietnam.

Vietnam. 1966 That was a hard one....... Republicans rushed to repeat it for an oil utopia in Iraq. The country is destroyed to this day.

Hue 1968, Photo by Carl Mydans ~ Vietnam War

Sailor putting a pin up poster on the wal... This was the wallpaper of many men during ww2 ~

U.S. Anti War demonstrations in Central Park, NYC, 1967. Middle class factions had come to believe the Vietnam War was a mistake. Some believed it was an unjustified and immoral intervention in the internal affairs of another country. Young men who faced conscription and concerned parents became increasingly engaged and many joined the antiwar movement.