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Army Rangers In Vietnam | ... 75th Rangers, 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969

David Niven, famous English actor and novelist. A former regular soldier in the Highland Light Infantry , Niven used a rouse to escape a Hollywood contract and return to England after War began in 1939. After being turned down by the R.A.F he was commissioned into the Rifle Brigade, and later joined the Commando`s. He saw active service in Malta and North West Europe. Niven ended the war as a lieutenant-colonel. On his return to Hollywood after the war, he received the Legion of Merit.

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.

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

Unidentified Soldiers Smoking Pipes Confederate soldiers were the first to receive a tobacco ration An observant traveller in the South in 1865 said that in his belief seven-tenths of all persons...

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.

Marine Lance Cpl. Anthony E. Butterfield Died July 29, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 19, of Clovis, Calif.; assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; killed July 29 while conducting combat operations in Rawah, Iraq.

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