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Soldiers from the 101st Airborne touching down on the ground from a Huey during the Battle of Hamburger Hill during the Vietnam War. Also known as Hill 937, it had little (if any) strategic use for US forces. Nevertheless between May 10th-20th of 1969 U.S. troops faced hard fighting, weather, and friendly fire to eventually gain control of the hill at the cost of 72 KIA and nearly 400 WIA. Two weeks later US forces abandoned it.

40 years ago - Hamburger Hill May 1969 - Battle between the "Screaming Eagles" of the Airborne Division and the "Pride of Ho Chi Minh" NVA regiment.

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Troops of the U.S Airborne Division leap from a hovering helicopter in a landing zone, Bien Hoa, 1965

09 Feb 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- HUE, SOUTH VIETNAM-2/9/68-:  With ammunition slung over his shoulder and a rifle in his hand, this American GI has a quiet moment for thought during a pause in the fighting at Hue. A week after the first enemy assault in this area, allied forces were making slow progress in clearing Hue of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops. ---

Feb Hue, South Vietnam - With ammunition slung over his shoulder and a…

Over 1,000 troops of the US 3rd Marine Division’s 3rd regiment stand in the rain waiting their turn to board the USS Iwo Jima to return to the US 07 Oct 1969, Da Nang, Vietnam [[MORE]]Tokyo_Yosomono:Source: corbisimages.com

Over troops of the US Marine Division’s regiment stand in the rain waiting their turn to board the USS Iwo Jima to return to the US 07 Oct Da Nang, Vietnam

Christmas 1967: Hill 875 Dak | #GenerationChristmas

Christmas 1967: Hill 875 Dak

Christmas in Vietnam. I could just cry. I hate war. The Vietnam Vets were badly treated when they came home. That makes me sick too.

Hamburger Hill. 23 Nov 1967, Dak To, South Vietnam. Hill 875 Casualty. Swathed in battle dressings, but still gripping his weapon, a wounded soldier of the 173rd Airborne awaits evacuation from Hill 875. American troops captured the summit of Hill 875 (and wondered why) climaxing the longest and costliest battle of the Vietnam war. The battle claimed the lives of 280 Americans and nearly 1400 North Vietnamese. © Bettmann/CORBIS

23 Nov Dak To, South Vietnam. Airborne awaits evacuation from Hill American troops captured the summit of Hill battle claimed the lives of 280 Americans and nearly 1400 North Vietnamese.

18 May 1969, A Shau Valley, South Vietnam: A quartet of U.S. 101st Air Division troopers keep low as  they rush a stretcher-borne wounded comrade to a medical aid station  during the battle for Hamburger Hill.  New fighting erupted about the  controversial hill on May 23.

18 May A Shau Valley, South Vietnam: A quartet of U. Air Division troopers keep low as they rush a stretcher-borne wounded comrade to a medical aid station during the battle for Hamburger Hill. New fighting erupted about the controversial hill on May

Vietnam war poster. Door gunners looking for trouble as they pull out of troop insertion at the LZ.

Door gunners looking for trouble as they pull out of troop insertion at the LZ.

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