Vietnam War

American Marines, Operation Prairie, near the DMZ during the Vietnam War, October (Larry Burrows—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images) A soldier's story: Rare images of Vietnam War.

Vietnamese Jungle Centipede. This is the stuff my nightmares are made of

My dad in Vietnam holding a Jungle Centipede.

A centipede in the Vietnamese jungle. I have heard that this is somehow a scale photo, and that the centipede is not actually that big, but that has not been confirmed.

Photographer CATHERINE LEROY (1944 - 2006). During Vietnam War, shot some of most brutal photographs to come out of the country. (Captured by NVA during Tet Offensive.) http://noticeverything.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/rvn-1-img_0496a3.jpg

Photographer CATHERINE LEROY - During Vietnam War, shot some of most brutal photographs to come out of the country. (Captured by NVA during Tet Offensive.

VIETNAM HIDDEN PHOTOS An American F-105 warplane is shot down and the pilot ejects and opens his parachute in this photo taken by North Vietnamese photograper Mai Nam on September 1966 near Vinh Phuc, north of Hanoi. This photo is one of the most recognized images taken by a North Vietnamese photographer during the war. The pilot of the aircraft was taken hostage and held in a Hanoi prison from 1966 to 1973. (AP Photo/Pioneer Newspaper/Mai Nam)

September 1966 - An American warplane is shot down and the pilot ejects and opens his parachute near Vinh Phuc, north of Hanoi. The pilot of the aircraft was taken hostage and held in a Hanoi prison from 1966 to 1973

Vietnam War 1964 - U.S. Army Captain Robert Bacon leading a patrol.

US Army Captain Robert Bacon Leading a Patrol During the Early Years of the Vietnam War Stampa fotografica di Larry Burrows su AllPosters.

Vietnam War.

Image not published in original story in LIFE. American Marines aid wounded comrades during Operation Prairie near the DMZ during the Vietnam War, October (LIFE Magazine photographer Larry Burrows).

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Carrying a guitar and a rifle, a Marine waits at a landing strip for a flight out of Khe Sanh, Vietnam, February It was the era of Rock & Roll and more people turned up for James Brown at the yearly USO extravaganza, than for Bob Hope.

Bell UH-1 Hueys over Vietnam. #VietnamWarMemories

Bell Hueys over Vietnam. My next door neighbor was a Huey pilot, his bird got hit by a bird - no bueno. Everyone survived because he was an awesome pilot.

U.S. paratrooper Sgt. James R. Cone of Clarksville, Tenn., holds a puppy that nipped him as he groped about in a cave entrance on a river bank in Lam Dong Province, July 24, 1966. Troops of the 173rd Airborne Brigade were searching for Viet Cong guerrillas dug into the caves, but the men had fled, leaving only women and children, and one dog. At left is Pfc. George R. Rosen of Whitehall, Mont. / Credit: AP Photo/Henri Huet

James R. Cone, holds a puppy that nipped him as he groped about in a cave entrance on a river bank in Lam Dong Province, Vietnam, July 1966 (Photo by Henri Huet/AP)

Freelance woman war correspondent Jurate Kazickas, from New Rochelle, N.Y., comforts a wounded U.S. Marine after he was hit near the South Vietnamese village of Con Thien, July 4, 1967.  The Marines were moving into an area near the demilitarized zone to recover Marine bodies when they were hard hit by North Vietnamese in the Vietnam War.  (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

Freelance woman war correspondent Jurate Kazickas, comforts a wounded U. Marine after he was hit near the South Vietnamese village of Con Thien, July

A medic of the 101st Airborne Division attempts to save the life of a fellow medic wounded during the assault against the North Vietnamese a...

Haunting, Rarely Seen Images from the Battle Lines of the Vietnam War

A medic of the Airborne Division attempts to save the life of a fellow medic wounded during the assault against the North Vietnamese at Hamburger Hill. May The wounded medic later died. By Hugh Van Es/AP Images.

02 Feb 1971, Khe Sanh, Vietnam --- UPI staff photographer Kent Potter. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

02 Feb Khe Sanh, Vietnam --- UPI staff photographer Kent Potter is shown walking and there are GIs' and a helicopter behind him. He is wearing army fatigues and has two cameras hanging around his neck. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

SOUTH VIETNAM. An Loc. American and South Vietnamese injured soldiers being carried by helicopter to a nearby medical center. 1972. Photo by Bruno Barbey

An Lộc South Vietnam—Injured American and South Vietnamese soldiers being carried by helicopter to a nearby medical center, 1972 © Bruno Barbey ~ Vietnam War

U.S. Marines carry the body of one of the 18 slain comrades on a south Vietnamese hilltop south of Khe Sahn to an evacuation point on June 17, 1968, during the Vietnam War. The men died more than a week ago in a clash near a road being built by North Vietnamese forces from nearby Laos into extreme northwestern south Vietnam. An American flag, found on one of the bodies, flies at half staff (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

© Henri Huet 1968 US Marines carry a body of a dead comrade, Khe Sanh, Vietnam

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