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Marines Fire Artillery Support, 1969 "On the Way: Leathernecks of the 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, fire artillery support for Marine infantry units operating in the mountainous terrain west of An Hoa. The battery is one of many positioned atop mountain peak landing zones in support of Operation Taylor Common (official USMC photo by Gunnery Sergeant Chuck Lane)." From the Jonathan Abel Collection (COLL/3611), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections. OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

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

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

Feb 9, 1968, Hue, South Vietnam - With ammunition slung over his shoulder and a rifle in his hand, this American GI has a quiet moment for thought during a pause in the fighting at Hue. A week after the first enemy assault in this area, allied forces were making slow progress in clearing Hue of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops. © Bettmann/CORBIS ~ Vietnam War