LTC Joseph B. Rogers (Chicago, Ill.), CO, 1st Bu, 327th Inf, 101st Abn Div, holds a front line briefing
on his unit's situation with BG Willard Pearson, CG, 1st Bde, 101st Abn Div, by the General's
helicopter in a field near the 1st Bu, 327th Inf Command Post area, during Operation quot;Harrisonquot;.
CC 33716 Republic of
Vietnam: PFC Roger K.
Chale (Grand Forks,
N.D.), Hq and Hq Co,
1st Bn, 327th Inf.,
wends his weary way
back to his tent after
an all-night ambush
patrol. His face shows
the strain of combat.
was launched by the
101st Abn Div in the
Rice Bowl area near
Tuy Hon. The
operation was to
search, sweep and
destroy the Viet Cong
in an area that was not
swept by American
forces in the past.
Marines from BLT 3/9 came ashore on 8 March 1965 at RED Beach 2, northwest of Da Nang, The
heavy surf delayed the landing for an hour.
South Vietnamese paratroopers jump out of a
U.S. Air Force Fairchild C-123B Provider (s/n 56-
4367) of the 464th Troop Carrier Wing during a
training exercise in April 1966. This plane belly-
landed at Tau Tieng after being hit by small
arms fire on 26 November 1966.
Three soldiers on patrol in dense Vietnam jungle.
Tunnelrat preparing for entering vietnamese
Tunnel, Vietnam, unknown date
Củ Chi tunnels – a soldier demonstrating an
entry. Cu Chi, Vietnam
Men of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, fire from old Viet Cong trenches
Ignoring enemy fire,
SSG Oscar C. Gallegos,
Co B, 2nd Bn, 327th Inf,
101st Abn Div, takes
careful aim with the M-
72 LAW (light anti-tank
U.S. Marine corps McDonnell F-4B Phantom II fighters of fighter-bomber squadrons VMFA-115
and VMFA-323 being refueled at Da Nang, South Vietnam, in January 1966.
A U.S. Air Force LTV A-7D Corsair II (s/n 70-0967) of the 355th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 354th
Tactical Fighter Wing, Korat RTAFB, refueling from a Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker during a mission
over Vietnam in 1972.
A helicopter lowers an M101 105 mm howitzer into position during the construction of a
mountain-top fire support base. The helicopter is being guided in by a member of a 3rd Marine
Division construction team.
Major Crandall's UH-1D helicopter climbs skyward after discharging a load of
infantrymen on a search and destroy mission.
Flying under radar control with a B-66
Destroyer, Air Force F-105 Thunderchief pilots
bomb a military target through low clouds over
the southern panhandle of North Viet Nam.
June 14, 1966.quot; Lt. Col. Cecil J. Poss, 20th TRS
on RF-101, USAF.
Vietnam. Three Fighter Squadron 161 (VF-161) F-4N Phantom II aircraft from the attack aircraft
carrier USS Midway (CVA-41) and three Attack Squadron 86 (VA-86) A-7C Corsair II aircraft from
the attack aircraft carrier USS America (CVA-66) drop Loran-guided bombs during a strike mission
in March 1973.
An U.S. Air Force North American F-100D Super
Sabre (s/n 56-2947) fires a salvo of rockets at a
jungle target in South Vietnam, May 1967.
A U.S. Air Force H-53 helicopter crewman fires a mini-gun
during rescue patrol over South Vietnam, 10/17/1968.
Sandbag bunkers in Khe Sanh Combat Base,
burning fuel dump in background
A U.S. Air Force
Douglas C-47D of
the 9th Special
Wing, based at
Nha Trang, South
near its home base
in August 1969.
the 3rd Bn,
12th Inf, 4th
Inf Div, quot;take
on Hill 530,
Vietnam....Major Joseph Flynn, S-3, 26th Marine Regiment, explains the specific features of the
automatic grenade launcher XM174 to, from left to right, General Wilson, Lieutenant General
Henry Buse, Lieutenant General Herman Nickerson and Major General O.R. Simpson., 10/30/1969
A dead Viet
lies in the
pass by him
1968): No Panic
VietCong lies in
Vietnam. As the second phase of operation quot;Thayer,quot; the 1st Air Cavalry Division (airmobile) is
having operationquot;Irvingquot; in the area 25 miles north of Qui Nhon which lies 400 miles north-
northeast of Saigon. The 1st Air Cavalry was given the mission of clearing a mountain range
where an estimated two battalions of North Vietnam regulars were supposed to be massing
an attack on Hammond Airstrip. Troops of quot;Aquot; Company, checking house during patrol.,
core Viet Cong,
capture in the
attacks on the
Two bombs tumble from a Vietnamese Air Force A-1E festive Tet
Skyraider over a burning Viet Cong hideout near Cantho, holiday period.quot;
South Viet Nam 1968.
Vietnam....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.
Two battalions of Viet Cong
systematically killed 252
civilians in a quot;vengeancequot;
attack on the small hemlet of
Dak Son. Tears are streaming
down the face of little three-
year-old Dieu Do, now
homeless, and fatherless.
December 6, 1967.
The Hoa Lo Prison,
en:Hanoi Hilton by the
American POWs held
there during the
A Vietcong captures an American pilot
Exterior view of the prisoner of war camp (quot;Hanoi Hiltonquot;).
A female demonstrator offers a flower to military police on guard at the Pentagon during an anti-
Vietnam demonstration. Arlington, Virginia, USA