Soldier Staying Low in a Rice Paddy. Private First Class. Lacey Skinner of Birmingham, Ala., crawls alongside a rice paddy dike near An Thi, Vietnam while under fire from Viet Cong troops trying to repel an assault of the U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division on Jan. 28, 1966.
Medics Carry the Body of a Dead South Vietnamese Officer
ARVN medics carry the body of a dead South Vietnamese officer from the French National Cemetery where a firefight was taking place. This action was part of what later became known as the Post-Tet Offensive of the May Offensive of 1968. 6 May 1968 - Photo by SP4 Bryan Grigsby (DASPO)
Soldiers Helping Soldiers During a Fire Fight in Hue, Southern Vietnam
As fellow troopers aided wounded buddies, a paratrooper of A Company, 101st Airborne, guides a medical evacuation helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties during a five-day patrol of an area southwest of Hue, South Vietnam, April 1968. This photograph is featured on the cover of the Associated Press' book 'Vietnam: The Real War.'
Helicopter that Received a Number of Shots From the Viet Cong
"This is a Dust Off chopper with the doors off it. Look at the litter poles and the liter/stretcher on the floor. Could be with the 237th Dust Off due to the yellow skid caps. And notice no guns! Dust Off never carried guns." Comments by Charlie Whaley. "Bad neighborhood, they shot us up on the way out!! It was truly a lets "Get outa here" 'copter....") Photo and comment by Howard Swede Ware
"With Haggerman, Hulk aka Rusty and Bubbles Conyers. That's me in the middle. that's me at 20 years old. We had just killed 7 NVA (North Vietnam Army) in the BaLong Valley. I am holding a Major's AK and wearing his [pith ]helmet. He was the paymaster for the NVA carrying 50,000 piasters in his backpack......We were one mean fighting machine for America but now I am also one mean fighting machine for Jesus Christ!!!" Caption came with the photo, identity unknown.