Costumed anti-war demonstrators at the 1971 Vietnam War Out Now protest in Washington D.C. on April 24, 1971.
Arriving at a forward area, a U.S. Air Force CH-30 helicopter carrying a 105mm howitzer is directed in for a landing, ca. February 1966. The artillery piece, which was in a rear area and was needed by U.S., Vietnam, and Australian troops, was airlifted to the front in a matter of minutes.
Vietnam War protesters near the Miami Beach Convention Center during the 1972 Democratic Convention in July 1972.
Wounded Marines on the deck of the Amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LPH-10) await transfer to the 22nd Casualty Station in Danang from which they will be sent to the States, July 1967.
Stacks of C-ration cartons serve as both seating and altar for the Protestant service conducted by Chaplain Lieutenant L.L. Ahrnsbrak for members of the 3rd Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, at a cleared and sangbagged position on a steep hill during the Vietnam War.
A wounded U.S. paratrooper grimaces in pain as he awaits medical evacuation at base camp in the A Shau Valley near the Laos border in South Vietnam on May 19, 1969.
Newly-landed U.S. Marines make their way through the sands of Red Beach at Da Nang, on their way to reinforce the air base as South Vietnamese Rangers battled guerrillas about three miles south, on April 10, 1965.
Walter Cronkite of CBS interviewing Professor Mai of the University of Hue on February 20, 1968.
John Wayne signs Private First Class Fonsell Wofford’s helmet during his visit to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, at Chu Lai in Vietnam on June 20, 1966.
Pfc. Orville Painter of Modesto, Calif., with C Co., 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry, 25th Infantry Div., leans out of his bunker to hang his Christmas stocking in December 1967. He jokingly pointed to the sky and said, “Santa Claus will assault from there.”
Spec. 4 Ron Brault of Kansas City, Mo., eats dinner while sitting next to a Christmas tree sent to him by his parents in Bu Dop, South Vietnam in December 1967.
Young soldiers, who have just been drafted, stand in rows in front of a man on a platform at Fort Jackson, South Carolina on May 15, 1967. The sign behind him reads “Initial recieving point, U.S. Army Reception Station.”
US Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 62 personnel (Seabees) lay explosive line changes to clear route LTL-4 of buried mines to permit Detail Buford to proceed with road construction. Photograph taken in September 1970.