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War Images

U.S. Marines in Dai Do

U.S. Marines move through the ruins of the hamlet of Dai Do after several days of intense fighting during the Tet Offensive

Beach activity at Da Nang

Beach activity at Da Nang, Vietnam during landing of United States Marines of the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade in March of 1965.

Australian soldier looking into a Viet Cong tunnel

Australian soldier looking into a Viet Cong tunnel discovered during Operation Crimp, Vietnam.

A Marine from 3d Battalion 3d Marines uses a flamethrower to clear obstacles near Hill 55

"A Marine from 3d Battalion 3d Marines uses a flamethrower to clear obstacles near Hill 55. This small hill was the dominant terrain feature in the 9th Marines area of operations and was later to be the site of the command post for the regiment."

Vietnam....U.S. Marines, grouped in fours and fives in outboard motor boats, approach the beach in an amphibious... - NARA - 558508

Air Cushion Vehicle returns to its base

A U.S. Navy Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle returns to its base, probably at Cat Lo, Vietnam, circa 1966.

Vietnam Memorial

On July 20, 1966 Captain Merrill R Lewis was shot down over North Vietnam. He remained missing in action until his remains were returned to the US in September 1989. Who the hand and bracelet belongs to I didn't ask.