Category: VIETNAM WAR

He led a group of six helicopters into the fighting zone. The battle was still going on and the area was subject to heavy fire.…

Whether considered graffiti, artwork, or simply bored doodlings of young men forced to be soldiers in a land far from home, a soldier’s helmet was…

Believing he was 19 years old, they gave him the green light. Bullock successfully enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corps. The youngest American serviceman KIA…

The Vietnam War ran for two decades from 1955 to 1975 and was fought by the ideologically opposed South (anti-Communist) and North (Communist) Vietnamese states.…

The US government compensates American veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange. It does not compensate Vietnamese civilians. The United States has begun a decade-long…

During those very risky moments, the medic and crew chief would jump into the fire and load casualties into the helicopter with the assistance of…

Realizing that his chopper was faster than the AN-2s, Moore decided to give chase, and Woods got his AK-47 ready for combat. The Bell UH-1…

19 men have so far been awarded  the medal twice, and of these, five were born in Ireland. On July 31, 2017, during a concise…

After an American M1 combat helmet with an ace of spades tucked into the strap, probably the next most iconic cultural image associated with the…

During the operation, 1,373 Americans and 5,595 citizens of Vietnam and other countries were evacuated with the help of helicopters. On April 29, 1975, a…

Sightings of rock apes by Viet Cong and NVA troops were also common enough that an NVA General organized an expedition in 1974 to try…

The US forces made use of battalion radio operators to request helicopter support and coordinate artillery barriers, bombardments, and bomb and napalm strikes. The Battle…