A haunting photo of a U.S. Marine in Con Thien .... Vietnam War

Marine inside the cone of fire at Con Thien, September/October Photo by David Douglas Duncan (full frame)

Hue,Vietnam(April,1968)

As fellow troopers aid wounded comrades, the first sergeant of A Company, Airborne Division, guides a medevac helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties suffered during a five-day patrol near Hue, in April of (Art Greenspon/AP)

A member of U.S. Navy Seal Team shown in a converted ‘mike’ boat as it pulls toward a jungle river bank for a search and destroy operation in the Mekong Delta Republic in Vietnam in January 1969.

vietnamwarera: “ “A member of U. Navy Seal Team shown in a converted ‘mike’ boat as it pulls toward a jungle river bank for a search and destroy operation in the Mekong Delta Republic in Vietnam in January (AP Photo/U.

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.

 Private First Class Russell R. Widdifield in Vietnam, 1969

Vietnam War Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for I am the meanest MF in the valley! I remember this saying from my time in Vietnam.

L/Cpl. Ben Reed of Eunice, La., stands atop Signal Hill overlooking Vandegrift Combat Base. Ben and members of Kilo 3/9 were preparing to leave the communications post for Operation Utah Mesa to the south. Spring of 1969.....

Ben Reed of Eunice, La. Ben and members of Kilo were preparing to leave the communications post for Operation Utah Mesa to the south.

During an ambush by the VC, an officer shouts orders as a wounded American soldier awaits evacuation near Saigon during the Vietnam War, 1969.

Vietnam War 1969 - During an ambush by the Vietcong, an officer shouts orders as a wounded American soldier awaits evacuation near Saigon.

Silencer to a M-16, Rangers in Quang Tri Province - Vietnam War.  #VietnamMemories

Silencer fitted to a Rangers in Quang Tri Province - Vietnam War.

"Animal Mother" A U.S. Marine M60 Machine Gunner with a fellow comrade during the bloody Battle of Hue City South Vietnam 1968. [1024 x 1418]

"Animal Mother" A U. Marine Machine Gunner with a fellow comrade during the bloody Battle of Hue City South Vietnam x My assigned weapon was the mighty

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