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PFC. Thomas Conlon wounded at a medical aid stantion after attempting to cross the Naktong River/19 September 1950

October 06, 2014, 2:00pm / 31

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The families of the returning POW’s waving and greeting the ship the General Nelson M. Walker as it docks at Fort Mason, Ca/August 23, 1953.

The families of the returning POW’s waving and greeting the ship the General Nelson M. Walker as it docks at Fort Mason, Ca/August 23, 1953.

Source / October 06, 2014 / 14

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A flamethrower in action, Korea

A flamethrower in action, Korea

Source / October 05, 2014 / 83

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Pfc. Brian J. Magee getting a haircut from a South Korean barber/August 1950

Pfc. Brian J. Magee getting a haircut from a South Korean barber/August 1950

Source / October 05, 2014 / 106

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HQ Company/3d Battalion/7th Marines on the move near Chuchon, Korea/April 1951

HQ Company/3d Battalion/7th Marines on the move near Chuchon, Korea/April 1951

Source / October 05, 2014 / 66

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We knew what Vietnam had been like, and how we looked and acted and talked and smelled. No one in America did. Hollywood got it wrong every damned time, whetting twisted political knives on the bones our dead brothers.

So once, just this once: This is how it all began, what it was really like, what it meant to us, and what we meant to each other. It was no movie. When it was over the dead did not get up and dust themselves off and walk away. The wounded did not wash away the red and go on with life, unhurt. Those who were, miraculously, unscratched were by no means untouched. Not one of us left Vietnam the same young man as when he arrived.

We Were Soldiers…and Young, Harold G. Moore, Joseph L. Galloway

October 03, 2014, 4:00pm / 87

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Source / October 03, 2014 / 153

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LCpl Jerry Kanode prepares to slide an explosive charge into an enemy bunker during Operation Meade River/1968

LCpl Jerry Kanode prepares to slide an explosive charge into an enemy bunker during Operation Meade River/1968

Source / October 03, 2014 / 29

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