Vietnam War 1968.

A War Photographer's 99-Year Journey

This grunt is short* Vietnam *term given to soldiers who are within weeks of ending their 'tour' and 'rotating back to The World'

A Decade of War in Iraq: The Images That Moved Them Most - LightBox

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"Shortly after he arrived, Van Agtmael witnessed the aftermath of this suicide bombing at a cafe that soldiers frequented in Mosul. Nine people died and 23 were wounded." (Photo and caption by Van Agtmael/Harrison Jacobs/Magnum Photos).

A member of the 3rd Marines decorated both his helmet and his flack jacket (GYSGT Gus Apsitis/Marine Corps/National Archives).

A member of the Marines decorated both his helmet and his flack jacket (GYSGT Gus Apsitis/Marine Corps/National Archives).

A U.S. Marine listens for the heartbeat of a dying buddy who suffered head wounds when the company's lead platoon was hit with enemy machine gun fire as they pushed through a rice paddy just short of the demilitarized zone in South Vietnam Sept. 17, 1966. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

Marine listens for the heartbeat of a dying buddy who suffered head wounds when the company’s lead platoon was hit with enemy machine gun fire as they pushed through a rice paddy just short of the demilitarized zone in South Vietnam.

Vietnam Helmet Art | Vietnam war helmets used by American soldiers.

Considering the Vietnam War was one of the most controversial conflicts in recent history, there is a lot we don’t know about the war.

war photography: Vietnam soldier's helmet

A sky trooper from the Cavalry Division keeps track of the time he has left on his short time helmet, while participating in Operation Pershing, near Bong Son during the Vietnam War, 1968 (Frank Moffitt)

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13 Oct Con Thien, South Vietnam — Humor Under Fire. Con Thien, South Vietnam: At the forward Marine artillery base here which has been mercilessly pounded by North Vietnamese big guns, Cpl.

I came across these posts while surfing the internet and thought it would be cool to combine them, add pictures and then post on my blog and on Facebook. The first list of definitions was written …

Military Slang during the Vietnam War

American soldier using a knife to probe the floor of a Viet Cong tunnel in the Iron Triangle north of Saigon, South Vietnam. These brave soldiers/marines were called "Tunnel Rats.

Vietnam War photos reveal the moment U.S. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp

Astonishing Vietnam War photos reveal the moment U.S. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp

Astonishing Vietnam War photos reveal the moment U. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp

The more WOMEN at work the sooner we WIN!  - Office of War Information poster - 1943

'WWII - US Government recruiting poster for women workers. With increasing numbers of men involved in military duties, women workers had become of strategic importance. Their contribution was vital to final victory.

This is what 12,000 rounds per minute looks like!

This is what rounds per minute looks like! The most dangerous job in Vietnam "The Life of a Door Gunner"

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