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Vietnam War. A radioman comforts his friend who just survived a battle during Operation Byrd in which nearly his entire platoon was wiped out Co. A, 2/7, 1st Cav. Div. (Airmobile) 1966

For the first time in US military history, African-American soldiers fought as equals in mixed units, contrasting with the all-black units that featured in wars prior to Vietnam.

Helmets, rifles and jungle boots tell a grim tale of the action fought by the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne paratroopers in Operation Wheeler near Chu Lai. This battlefield memorial honors the soldiers killed during the offensive between September 11th and November 25th, 1967.

The only woman buried in the Special Forces cemetery at Fort Bragg, NC. Martha Raye,

Photographer CATHERINE LEROY (1944 - 2006). During Vietnam War, shot some of most brutal photographs to come out of the country. (Captured by NVA during Tet Offensive.) http://noticeverything.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/rvn-1-img_0496a3.jpg

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A U.s. Soldier With The U.s. 1st Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

A U.S. soldier with the U.S. 1st Cavalry, Vietnam, March 4, 1966.

A photo of a young US Vietnam Warrior. Look at that face and remember your worse day. "Unless you do your best, the day will come when, tired and hungry, you will halt just short of the goal you were ordered to reach, and by halting you will make useless the efforts and deaths of thousands." - Gen. George S. Patton