Vietnam War Photo Archives

The following images may contain material of a graphic nature which may be offensive to some viewers or inappropriate for viewing by children and young people. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED. The Vietnam War Photo Archives collection contains photographs collected by Bernie Weisz. These images document the Vietnam War as well as the after effects. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and known in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies and the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, Philippines and other anti-communist allies.


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"Barbarian" Field Artillery
"Barbarian" Field Artillery
110 MM 8" Gun, "Barbarian." Photo by Frank Koehler "A" Btry 7th/15th Field Artillery Regiment 1967 -1968., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Blood, Sweat, & Tears," Large Artillery
"Blood, Sweat, & Tears," Large Artillery
Soldiers with large artillery with the words, "Blood, sweat, & tears," painted on the barrel with a skull on the top.Photo by Bill Frantz., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Blue Max" 1st Air Cavalry Cobra
"Blue Max" 1st Air Cavalry Cobra
1st Air Cavalry Cobra "Blue Max." Photo by Dennis Proulx., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Bounty Hunter" Gun Truck
"Bounty Hunter" Gun Truck
Roy Merryman on the "Bounty Hunter" Gun Truck, 1971. Photo by Roy Merryman., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Camping" Trip At Fort Benning
"Camping" Trip At Fort Benning
Getting ready for our "Camping" trip at Fort Benning, GA. 1967. Photo by Gary E. Earls., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Chargin' Charlie" Drawing
"Chargin' Charlie" Drawing
"Chargin' Charlie," drawing of a soldier driving a tank. Battle of Soui Tre, 1966-67, 2/22, 4th and 25th Div. Photo by Jim Neeley., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Cool Heads" Posing For A Photo
"Cool Heads" Posing For A Photo
Group of soldiers, "Cool Heads,"posing for a photo. Photo by Samuel Dunnock with the "Blues" while serving with D-Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1968. courtesy of Mike Gustin. http://www.dtroop.com/, JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Melvin's Toy II" Cobra
"Melvin's Toy II" Cobra
Cobra attack helicopter "Melvin's Toy II." Photo by Melvin Walker, a CW2 gun pilot and flew "Mel's Toy" with the Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. courtesy of Mike Gustin. http://www.dtroop.com/, JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Melvins Toy"
"Melvins Toy"
Cobra - "Melvins Toy," Chu Lai, RVN. Photo by Jim Lundy, a Cobra pilot a Scout Door Gunner with the Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"No Slack" 2nd Battalion 327th Infantry Sign
"No Slack" 2nd Battalion 327th Infantry Sign
"No Slack" 2nd Battalion 327th Infantry sign. Photo by David Wayne, JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Pale Horse" LOH
"Pale Horse" LOH
Russell Elderbaum and his Light Observation Helicopter (LOH) he named "Pale Horse." Photo by Jay Kline, a Cobra pilot a Scout Door Gunner & Crew Chief.with the Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"The First Team" Patch
"The First Team" Patch
"The First Team" patch. 1st Calvary Division. Photo by Tom Everhart., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"The Minutemen" Business Card
"The Minutemen" Business Card
"The Minutemen" business card handed out during a helicopter assault. CWO - W2 - Army - Reserve Americal. Length of service 2 years, his tour began on Mar 7, 1969. Casualty was on Apr 27, 1970. In Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. Hostile, died of wounds, helicopter Pilot, air loss, crash landed. Body was recovered. B Co. 1969-70 RVN. Photo by John Fisher, JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"The Outcasts" US Army Tank
"The Outcasts" US Army Tank
Unidentified soldiers with "The Outcasts" US Army tank. Photo by Howard Swede Ware, JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"The Pusher" Door-gun
"The Pusher" Door-gun
50 Caliber Door-gun nicknamed "The Pusher." Photo by Jim Lundy, a Cobra pilot a Scout Door Gunner with the Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin. http://www.dtroop.com/, JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
"Third Brigade" Sign
"Third Brigade" Sign
Military base "Third Brigade" sign of the Replacement Company APO San Francisco 96268. Battle of Soui Tre, 1966-67, 2/22, 4th and 25th Div. Photo by Jim Neeley., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
101st Airborne Challenge Coin
101st Airborne Challenge Coin
The face of a 101st Airborne Challenge Coin. Photo by David Wayne., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
101st Aviation Battalion Arm Patch
101st Aviation Battalion Arm Patch
101st Aviation Battalion (Airborne Division), "Wings of The Eagle" arm patch. Photo by Tom Everhart., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
101st Aviation Battalion Headquarters
101st Aviation Battalion Headquarters
101st Aviation Battalion Headquarters. "My parking spot at Battalion HQ. Camp Eagle, Vietnam. I traded my Jeep for 10 cases of Jack Daniels & 50 lbs.of lobster tails from some local Navy guy." -Tom Everhart. Photo by Tom Everhart., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
101st Aviation Battalion Sign
101st Aviation Battalion Sign
"Wing of The Eagle" 101st Aviation Battalion sign., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
105 Howitzer with 1/21 ARTY (Artillery)
105 Howitzer with 1/21 ARTY (Artillery)
105 howitzer with 1/21 ARTY. Photo by Lt. Bert Pence, FO Company B, 1/7 Cavalry, 1966., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
105mm Gun Crew Loading A Gun
105mm Gun Crew Loading A Gun
105mm gun crew: Pereira (loading), Larry Binns, and Weaver, Golf 3/11, Hill 10. Photo by Jack Wells., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
105mm Howitzer on LZ Claire
105mm Howitzer on LZ Claire
M102 105mm Howitzer on Landing Zone (LZ) Claire. Photo by Charles Stranger, Mortar Platoon, 1968. Company B, 1/7 Cavalry., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.
11th Cavalry Commanders
11th Cavalry Commanders
Colonel G.S. Patton III and his commanders of the 11th Cavalry in Vietnam 68-69. South Vietnam, 1967. Photo by Andy O'Meara., JPG Files downloaded from Facebook Profile with permission of the Profile Owner, then processed using Photoshop to generate archival TIFFs.

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