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A soldier of the U.S. Seventh Marines carries a puppy in his pocket after rescuing it during an operation southwest of Da Nang in Vietnam on Jan. 22, 1968.

A soldier of the US Seventh Marines carrying a little puppy in his pocket after rescuing it during an operation southwest of Da Nang in Vietnam, January 1968 (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children.  and YET when he came home,...IF he came home they called him baby killer...

Vietnam War - A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children; and yet when our soldiers came home, if they came home, they were called baby killers.

Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April combat units were deployed beginning in


Vietnam War, June 1967 photo, medic James E. Callahan of Pittsfield, Mass., looks up while applying mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a seriously wounded soldier north of Saigon in June (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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A War Photographer's 99-Year Journey

“Battle fatigue set in long ago for most the men … Lance Cpl. Ernest Delgado … is from Los Angeles and has been checking the months off on his helmet. ”, Battle of Khe Sanh, South Vietnam by David Douglas Duncan. [[MORE]] The bloody battle of Khe.

American GIs with a little girl and her puppy in the rubble after the invasion of Normandy, Coleville sur Mer, 1944.

American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, Note the look on the girls face and the concern of the GI's

"Daddies home"!

USSR -- One of the very fortunate families -- Soviet soldier returning to greet his daughter, WWII (not only american soldiers came back home.

U.S. Marines in Vietnam by Larry Burrows 1966 life.time.com

Image not published in original story in LIFE. American Marines aid wounded comrades during Operation Prairie near the DMZ during the Vietnam War, October (LIFE Magazine photographer Larry Burrows).