Rhona Knox and Friend in a Bombed-out Village near Qui Nhon.

Rhona Knox and Friend in a Bombed-out Village near Qui Nhon.

Qui Nhon 1968 - C-123 Caribou on Qui Nhon Airfield.  #VietnamWarMemories

Qui Nhon 1968 - C-123 Caribou on Qui Nhon Airfield. #VietnamWarMemories

Qui Nhon, circa 1968

A tribute to the Vietnam War. "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.

Elements of the U.S. First Cavalry Air Mobile division in a landing craft approach the beach at Qui Nhon, 260 miles northeast of Saigon, Vietnam, in Sept. 1965. Advance units of 20,000 new troops are being launched for a strike on the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. (AP Photo)

Elements of the U. First Cavalry Air Mobile division in a landing craft approach the beach at Qui Nhon, 260 miles northeast of Saigon, Vietnam, in Sept. Advance units of new troops are being launched for a strike on the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.

Convoy leaving Qui Nhon, 6th Battalion, 14th Artillery, 1965.

Convoy leaving Qui Nhon, 6th Battalion, 14th Artillery, 1965.

84th at Qui Nhon 66-67

Pictures from the EBC Qui Nhon 1966 by John Toms

Vietnam War Medical KIA - Capt. Eleanor Grace Alexander (September 18, 1940 - November 30, 1967), an Army nurse stationed at the 85th Evacuation Hospital in Qui Nhon, had been sent to a hospital in Pleiku to help out during a push. With her when the plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon were three other nurses, Hedwig Diane Orlowski, Jerome E. Olmstead, and Kenneth R. Shoemaker. Alexander was 27.

Vietnam War Medical KIA - Capt. Eleanor Grace Alexander (September 18, 1940 - November 30, 1967), an Army nurse stationed at the 85th Evacuation Hospital in Qui Nhon, had been sent to a hospital in Pleiku to help out during a push. With her when the plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon were three other nurses, Hedwig Diane Orlowski, Jerome E. Olmstead, and Kenneth R. Shoemaker. Alexander was 27.

The Army nurse 2nd Lieutenant Roberta Steele, 23, looks out from a medical helicopter with a hospital below in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam, on February 9, 1966.

50 Years Ago: A Look Back at 1966

The Army nurse Lieutenant Roberta Steele, looks out from a medical helicopter with a hospital below in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam, on February

Vietnam War Vintage Zippo Lighter 034 Qui Nhon 034 67 68 Marines Corps ARVN | eBay

Vietnam War Vintage Zippo Lighter 034 Qui Nhon 034 67 68 Marines Corps ARVN | eBay

Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 6 of 8

[Photo] Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 6 of 8

[Photo] Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan Photo 6 of 8

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