Vietnam, un marine del 1° battaglione trascina un Viet Cong sospettato di ....A Marine from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, moves a Viet Cong suspect to the rear during a search and clear operation held by the battalion 15 miles west of Da Nang Air Base.
An U.S plane is burning on the Khe Sanh American base, as North Vietnamese divisions, operating out of the DMZ that separates North and South Vietnam, launch heavy bombardments of American bases, from January to May 1967, including Khe Sanh, the Rockpile, Cam Lo, Dong Ha, Con Thien and Gio Linh.
(VIETNAM-25, 2/3) Military trucks make their way along a portion of the legendary Ho Chi Minh trail in central Vietnam in 1967. The trail, by which North Vietnamese sent troops, and supplies to the battlefields in South Vietnam, was one of the main contributions leading to the fall of Saigon 30 April 1975. Letting bygones be bygones, the United States and Vietnam have taken modest steps toward a rapprochement a quarter century after the chaotic US departure from Saigon.
Bodies of three dead Marines, wrapped in ponchos, lie on stretchers awaiting transport back to aircraft carrier in Than Huy Ban, May 20, 1967. In background light armored vehicles drive along the beach at the mouth of the Ben Hai River in the southern sector of the DMZ. The Marines were killed in artillery barrage May 19.
U.S. soldiers of the 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, look on a mass grave of enemy combatants after a day-long battle against the Viet Cong 272nd Regiment, about 60 miles northwest of Saigon, in March 1967. U.S. military command reported 423 Communist forces dead, with American losses at 30 dead, 109 wounded and three missing.
A Vietnamese sits among the rubble of the village of Tram Vang, destroyed by bombings, 27 January 1973, the day of the signature of the long-sought cease-fire agreement in Paris, that ended the war in Vietnam. According to the first article of the peace agreement, the "United States and all other countries respect the independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity of Viet-Nam as recognized by the 1954 Geneva Agreements on Viet-Nam".
Shattered tree is an effective frame for American infantrymen landing near the northern edge of war zone C in Vietnam on March 29, 1967 as troops of the U.S. 1st infantry division move one phase of operation Junction City to an area near the Cambodian border. Their landing zone was pummeled by repeated artillery and air strikes up to a scant three minutes before the first helicopters set town.
Picture released 20 April 1972 by North Vietnamese official agency with a caption saying: "From 05 August 1964 to 20 April 1972, the North Vietnam People's Armed Forces (...) 165 times sunk or set ablaze enemy warships or commados boats. Photo shows North Vietnam coastal militiamen (..raft..) in Nam Ha Province, North Vietnam. 11 August 1972, the last American ground combat unit in South Vietnam, the 3rd Battalion of the 21st Infantry, packed up its weapons and left the base at Da Nang, South Vietnam, where US Marines landed in March 1965 in "purely defensive role".
VIETNAM WAR-25TH ANNIVERSARY: Marines of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, carry one of their fellow Marines to the H-34 .while under heavy firefight with NVAs within the DMZ on Operation Hickory III, in Vietnam, 29 July 1967.
A South Vietnamese woman pleads to U.S. soldiers to spare her home during an operation in a small village near Tam Ky about 350 miles North Northeast of Saigon, Vietnam, Oct. 30, 1967. Units from the U.S. 1st air cavalry division spotted several Viet Cong Guerrillas from helicopters as they flew over the village. Four guerrillas were killed in the action.