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US 9th Division soldier during fighting in Saigon, South Vietnam: 1968. (Philip Jones Griffiths)

Soldier running Saigon 1968 Photo taken by Philip Jones Griffiths Vietnam War

A U.S. patrol of the 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division, moves through the morning mist in the coconut groves of Kien Hoa province, in South Vietnam's Mekong Delta, Jan. 15, 1969. They were part of an operation to assess damage from a B-52 strike on Viet Cong strongholds in the province. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

historywars: “ A U. patrol of the Brigade, Infantry Division, moves through the morning mist in the coconut groves of Kien Hoa province, in South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, Jan.

Photographed by Philip Jones Griffiths Welsh. WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and It's Aftermath. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C

Exhibition: ‘WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath’ at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Posting Part 3

Philip Jones Griffiths Welsh Called “Little Tiger” for killing two “Vietcong women cadre” – his mother and teacher, it was rumored, Vietnam 1968 Gelatin silver print The Philip Jones Griffiths Foundation, courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery

Two infantrymen sprint across the clearing in War Zone D where a U.S. battalion is trapped under automatic weapons fire from surrounding Viet Cong troops, 50 miles northeast of Saigon, Vietnam.

Two infantrymen sprint across the clearing in War Zone D where a U. battalion is trapped under automatic weapons fire from surrounding Viet Cong troops, 50 miles northeast of Saigon, Vietnam.

Vietnam War Regular U.S. combat units were deployed beginning in 1965. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in Vietnam.

-- Dedicated to the warzone of daily life! -- (Vietnam War Regular U. combat units were deployed beginning in By the end of the year, American soldiers are in Vietnam.

Photo taken Sept. 7th, 1969 - "Elements of the 26th Marines under fire south of Da Nang, 3 RTO's in the same spot.. I am guessing that the photo is of the company CO and his radio operator, a FO calling in artillery with his RTO, and the 3rd would be a squad RTO which is there to protect the FO and Skipper." ~ Vietnam War

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14 Jun 1968, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- A helicopter arrives at a hill near Khe Sanh to pick up those soldiers killed and wounded when a US fighter plane accidentally fired upon a US position during the Vietnam War. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

I hate the term "Friendly Fire" 14 Jun Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- A helicopter arrives at a hill near Khe Sanh to pick up those soldiers killed and wounded when a US fighter plane accidentally fired upon a US position during the Vietnam War.

Female Viet Cong soldiers

Vietcong women, wearing masks, returning after training 1972 this photo was taken after a secret meeting everyone must remains anonymous

US soldiers relax on the long boat trip back to their base camp after a day trudging through the coconut groves of Kien Hoa province. Photograph: Henri Huet/AP

soldiers of the 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, (AP Photo/Henri Huet) ~ Vietnam War

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Military Slang during the Vietnam War

American soldier using a knife to probe the floor of a Viet Cong tunnel in the Iron Triangle north of Saigon, South Vietnam. These brave soldiers/marines were called "Tunnel Rats.

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