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Horst Faas - (April 28, 1933 / May 10, 2012)   Horst Faas was a German photo-journalist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. He is best-known for his images of the Vietnam War / Horst Faas, reportero gráfico alemán y dos veces ganador del premio Pulitzer. Se hizo conocido por sus imágenes de la guerra de Vietnam

January The sun breaks through dense jungle foliage around the embattled town of Binh Gia as South Vietnamese troops, joined by US advisers, rest after a cold, damp and tense night of waiting in an ambush position for a Viet Cong attack that didn't come

Amateur photographer Art Greenspon shot this photo in April 1968, in the A Shau Valley of Vietnam. The soldier with raised arms is guiding a medical helicopter for landing:

A paratrooper guides a medical evacuation helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties during a five-day patrol of Hue, South Vietnam, by Art Greenspon 1968

LARRY BURROWS Near Da Nang, Vietnam, 1965    Crew Chief James Farley, with his guns jammed and two wounded comrades aboard, shouts to his gunner. This photo was the LIFE Magazine cover on April 16, 1965.(LIFE/ YP 13)

Near Da Nang, Vietnam, 1965 Crew Chief James Farley, with his guns jammed and two wounded comrades aboard, shouts to his gunner. April 1965 (Cover of LIFE Magazine) - Larry Burrows

The Vietnam War came to a close in 1975 with the fall of Saigon and the unconditional surrender of South Vietnam on April 30, 1975. The following year, Vietnam was officially declared reunited.

The Vietnam war was one of the longest wars in the history of America & the only war that America ever lost. American soldiers paid a big price for this war. My cousin was in the Vietnam War

Vietnamese civilians try to survive napalm attacks during the Vietnam war.

Women & children crouch in a muddy canal as they take cover from intense Viet Cong fire at Bao Trai, about 20 miles West of Saigon, Vietnam. The war ended on April

1972 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography "Lone Soldier, A Shau Valley" by David Hume Kennerly, April 27, 1971

1972 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography "Lone Soldier, A Shau Valley" by David Hume Kennerly, April 1971

In a sudden monsoon rain, part of a company of about 130 South Vietnamese regional soldiers moves downriver in sampans during a dawn attack against a Viet Cong camp in the flooded Mekong Delta, about 13 miles northeast of Cantho, on Jan. 10, 1966. A handful of guerrillas were reported killed or wounded. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

In a sudden monsoon rain, part of a company of about 130 South Vietnamese regional soldiers moves downriver in sampans

A "goofy grape" purple smoke round is popped up in the bush. Sometimes the NVA also had smoke grenades and would use them to try and confuse the helicopter pilots who may have come in to provide airborne artillery support or extraction. Because of this, helicopter crews would confirm the color of the smoke, and forces on the ground were creative with their description of the color in case the enemy were monitoring their radio transmissions as well.

A "goofy grape" purple smoke round is popped up in the bush. Sometimes the NVA…

© David Hume Kennerly 1972 US soldier, A Shau Valley, Vietnam

1972 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography “Lone Soldier, A Shau Valley” by David Hume Kennerly, April 1971

Premio Pulitzer de fotografía de 1958: Foto titulada Faith and Confidence hecha por William C. Beall para el Washington Daily News. En ella, un policía razona con un niño de apenas 2 años de edad en plena calle.

Premio Pulitzer de fotografía de 1958: Foto titulada Faith and Confidence hecha por William C. Beall para el Washington Daily News. En ella, un policía razona con un niño de apenas 2 años de edad en plena calle.

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Marines of the Regiment, Division, raise the American flag atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima on Feb. in a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal.

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Soldiers crouch to the ground to avoid flying dust as a helicopter approaches - Vietnam War

The Battle of Khe Sanh began on January 21, 1968. For the next 77 days, U.S. Marines and their South Vietnamese allies fought off an intense siege of the garrison, in one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.

Jan Battle for Khe Sanh begins. One of the most publicized and controversial battles of the war begins at Khe Sanh, 14 miles below the DMZ and six miles from the Laotian border.

American Marine comforts orphaned Vietnamese child, 1969

Vietnam War - an American soldier holds a Vietnamese child, who fell asleep in the soldier's arms.