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A Navy SEAL in Vietnam keeps his Stoner 63A light machine gun at the ready while the rest of his squad prepares demolition charges on a Vietcong bunker. The weapon is fitted with a 150-round drum belt container and is fed from the left-hand side. The retracting handle is locked forward and the ejection port closed with a dust cover to minimize dirt entry.

from Mama Drama

The Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month

Soldier Kneeling....seeing this, makes me feel ashamed that I ever complain about anything, as I am so blessed because of patriots like this brave man in a foreign land fighting for in America.

from Mail Online

Shedding a light on the psyche of war: Zippo lighters from U.S. troops fighting in Vietnam give a unique insight into life under fire

Humour and horror: The lighter on the left is one Marine's take on the important things in his life, while another serviceman shows there is very little to be gained out of war