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US Marines destroy bunkers and tunnel systems used by the VC during Operation Gerogia, 1966

US Marines destroy bunkers and tunnel systems used by the VC during Operation Gerogia, 1966

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Flame tanks of the 1st Tank Battalion burn No-name Village during Operation Doser

Flame tanks of the 1st Tank Battalion burn No-name Village during Operation Doser

/ February 12, 2013 / 141

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Crack troops of the Vietnamese Army in combat operations against the Communist Viet Cong guerrillas though the marshy terrain of the delta country makes their job of rooting out terrorists hazardous and extremely difficult, 1961.

Crack troops of the Vietnamese Army in combat operations against the Communist Viet Cong guerrillas though the marshy terrain of the delta country makes their job of rooting out terrorists hazardous and extremely difficult, 1961.

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The second wave of combat helicopters of the 1st Air Cavalry Division fly over an RTO and his commander on an isolated landing zone during Operation Pershing, a search and destroy mission on the Bong Son Plain and An Lao Valley of South Vietnam.

The second wave of combat helicopters of the 1st Air Cavalry Division fly over an RTO and his commander on an isolated landing zone during Operation Pershing, a search and destroy mission on the Bong Son Plain and An Lao Valley of South Vietnam.

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Men unload supplies at Co “C”, 7th Cav., 1st Cav. Div. during operation “Thayer II” near Qui Nhon, Vietnam, 29 October 1966.

Men unload supplies at Co “C”, 7th Cav., 1st Cav. Div. during operation “Thayer II” near Qui Nhon, Vietnam, 29 October 1966.

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Arrival of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) in Vietnam, 14 August 1965.

The 15,800 men and 424 Helicopters and Planes disembarked at Qui Nhon and then immediately moved inland by air and convoy to their assigned tactical operations area at An Khe.

Arrival of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) in Vietnam, 14 August 1965.

The 15,800 men and 424 Helicopters and Planes disembarked at Qui Nhon and then immediately moved inland by air and convoy to their assigned tactical operations area at An Khe.

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Two F-4B phantoms of VMFA-542, Marine Aircraft Group-11, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, DaNang RVN, on their way to targets in support of Marines working in Northern I Corps, 1969

Two F-4B phantoms of VMFA-542, Marine Aircraft Group-11, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, DaNang RVN, on their way to targets in support of Marines working in Northern I Corps, 1969

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A Marine is helped to an evacuation point by two buddies after he was wounded during an enemy probe of his unit’s position during Operation Dewey Canyon. The Marines killed 12 North Vietnamese in the fighting northwest of the A Shau Valley, 1969

A Marine is helped to an evacuation point by two buddies after he was wounded during an enemy probe of his unit’s position during Operation Dewey Canyon. The Marines killed 12 North Vietnamese in the fighting northwest of the A Shau Valley, 1969

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