Vietnam

American airman Dewey Wayne Waddell, held prisoner in Vietnam, 1967

Downed US airman Dewey Waddell was taken captive by Vietnamese communist fighters in 1967, and he was released in 1973. The photo, taken by GDR war [...]

An American soldier wears a hand lettered “War Is Hell” slogan on his helmet, Vietnam

AP photojournalist Horst Faas took this iconic photo on June 18, 1965, during the Vietnam War with the 173rd Airborne Brigade Battalion on defense duty at [...]

A young private waits on the beach during the Marine landing at Da Nang, Vietnam

Looking at who was around Da Nang around then, he must be part of 1/3 or 1/9 Marine Corp. This soldier just arrived. That’s why he is still wearing a [...]

A couple of warriors holding hands, Vietnam

This picture is a demonstration of the soldier as a human. They’re using WWII era Russian equipment: Mosin Nagants and a helmet. They’re not part of [...]