Helmets, rifles and jungle boots tell a grim tale of the action fought by the Brigade, airborne paratroopers in Operation Wheeler near Chu Lai. This battlefield memorial honors the soldiers killed during the offensive between September and November
A Marine at Con Thien wears his faith, alongside earthly goods, on his helmet. September/October “To every Marine on that hilltop the Lord always seemed nearby.” War Without Heroes, Photo by David Douglas Duncan
American infantrymen crowd into a mud-filled bomb crater and look up at tall jungle trees seeking out Viet Cong snipers firing at them during a battle in Phuoc Vinh, north-Northeast of Saigon in Vietnam’s War Zone D.
Vietnam War -- Huey helicopters, carrying troops of the U. Airborne Brigade, settle in for a landing near the Montagnard village of Plei Ho Drong in August, Robert McNamara & others who weren't being physically hurt.