Vietnam War photos reveal the moment U.S. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp

Astonishing Vietnam War photos reveal the moment U.S. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp

Astonishing Vietnam War photos reveal the moment U. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp

1972 NVA soldiers dash across open ground near strategic Highway 9 in southern Laos during Operation Lam Son 719, the South's failed attempt to cut the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

Astonishing, rare images of the Vietnam War from the winning side

1972 NVA soldiers dash across open ground near strategic Highway 9 in southern Laos during Operation Lam Son the South's failed attempt to cut the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

"Father and son fishermen in Quang Tri. Old man unafraid of working day and night while soldiers fighting in the Citadel." c. 1970. Doan Cong Tinh.

"Father and son fishermen in Quang Tri. Old man unafraid of working day and night while soldiers fighting in the Citadel.

North Vietnamese Army (NVA) soldiers in Hue, 1968 ... but not for long, thanks to the house to house, brick to brick fighting by US Marines and friends ..

North Vietnamese Army (NVA) soldiers in Hue, 1968 . but not for long, thanks to the house to house, brick to brick fighting by US Marines and friends .

An American soldier cradles a dog while under siege during the Battle of Khe Sanh, Vietnam, 1968 - [[MORE]]namraka:Original caption: VIET NAM - 1968: American soldier cradling dog while under siege at Khe Sanh. (Photo by Larry Burrows/Time Magazine/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)  Battle of Khe Sanh - Wikipedia

An American soldier cradles a dog while under siege during the Battle of Khe Sanh, Vietnam, 1968 - [[MORE]] namraka: Original caption: VIET NAM - American soldier cradling dog while under siege.

A South Vietnamese Ranger searches the bodies of Viet Cong soldiers who were killed in a government operation against the Communist guerrillas in the Mekong Delta area (40 miles south west of Saigon), 4 October 1964.

CT A South Vietnamese Ranger searches the bodies of Viet Cong soldiers who were killed in a government operation against the Communist guerrillas in the Mekong Delta area miles south west of Saigon) 4 October 1964

“A U.S. Marine listens for the heartbeat of a dying buddy who suffered head wounds when the company’s lead platoon was hit with enemy machine gun fire as they pushed through a rice paddy just short of the demilitarized zone in South Vietnam Sept. 17, 1966.”

Marine listens for the heartbeat of a dying buddy who suffered head wounds when the company’s lead platoon was hit with enemy machine gun fire as they pushed through a rice paddy just short of the demilitarized zone in South Vietnam.

Memorial service, 12th Infantry Regiment. Vietnam war, NEVER FORGET, memory lane, boots, højtidelighed, soldiers, remembrance, sorrow, sadness, sorg, men at war

A tribute to the Vietnam War. "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam.

8 Nov 1967. 1st Cavalry after an intense firefight on a search and destroy mission 15 miles northwest of Tam Ky.

8 Nov 1967. 1st Cavalry after an intense firefight on a search and destroy mission 15 miles northwest of Tam Ky.

A US Marine carries a seriously wounded Vietnamese child from the ruins of a home in Hue. - Douglas Pike Photograph Collection

1969 Tet Offensive, Hue South Vietnam - US Marine carries a seriously wounded Vietnamese girl from the ruins of a home. Douglas Pike Photograph Collection (WHY-WHY-WHY.war only hurts innocent people!

The Vietnam War Era

The Vietnam War Era

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This image is most likely from the Korean War. It appears to be a US marine wearing his soft cover (hat) with a browning machine gun. The machine gun was used during the Vietnam War. (Thanks, Stephen Johnson)

From the "Stars & Stripes" archive: 1963, Suspected Viet Cong fighter. ~ Vietnam War

From the "Stars & Stripes" archive: 196 Suspected Viet Cong fighter.

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