Staff Sergeant Adelbert Waldron held the record for most confirmed kills by an American sniper (109 kills) until 2011 when he was replaced by Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (160 kills). Vietnam War
Vietnam War - sniper - Trees like this were favorite places where V.C. snipers hid, often without a platform. In several of the Vietnam War chapters in the novel, FAMILY SECRETS by Zina Abbott, Mike and his fellow soldiers found themselves under fire from snipers hiding in the surrounding trees.
This is the approach to Qui Nhon on the coast of Vietnam. In 1967-68, the time period Mike Carpenter in the novel, FAMILY SECRETS by Zina Abbott, was serving in Vietnam, this was the area where his construction engineer battalion was stationed.
General Norman Schwarzkopf - Schwarzkopf and a Vietnamese paratrooper assist a wounded comrade after a Viet Cong mortar attack. Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf was a United States Army general who, while he served as Commander of U.S. Central Command, was commander of coalition forces in the Gulf War. The General was born August 22, 1934 and died December 27, 2012. - On AND Magazine http://www.andmagazine.com/content/phoenix/12681.html - Photo by Peter Arnett
US Army chaplain conducting a service in the field
Specialist 4 Esther M. Gleaton, clerk-typist, WAC (Women's Army Corps) Detachment, Long Binh, Vietnam, 1968-1969.
Donut Dolly ready to go. Vietnam, #VietnamWarMemories
Released POW John McCain - Hanoi 1973
Vietnam - Treating Civilians. U.S. Navy
Sgt. Drew Dix, US Army Special Forces
Frank Thornton, Navy SEAL.
Frank Thornton wearing ERDL camo.
Maggie Frankot, the nurse rescued by Drew and the SEALs.
The two Filipino aid workers rescued by Drew.
A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children.
Here is the amazing and moving story that 60 Minutes Australia did on the Battle of Long Tan which was broadcast on 13 August 2006, a few days prior to the premiere of my award winning documentary (16 August 2006) which I made for the 40th Anniversary of the battle which was on 18 August 2006.The story is called Forgotten Heroes and the Producer is Hamish Thomson and the reporter is Peter Harvey.105 young Australians and 3 New Zealanders fought and defeated 2,500 Viet Cong and North Vietname...
Don McCullin, US Marine during a pause in fighting, Vietnam, 1968.