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Vietnam War - U.S. Navy Fast Patrol Craft (Swift Boat) PCF-38 of Coastal Division 11 cruises the Cai Ngay Canal. Photo taken: April 1970

1967 - Humor Under Fire. Con Thien, South Vietnam: At the forward Marine artillery base which has been mercilessly pounded by North Vietnamese big guns, Cpl. Billy Winn of Cabot, Arkansas, adds a touch of sardonic humor to the situation with a message penned on his helmet cover. The inscription "Where is Lee Harvey Oswalt (sic) now that we really need him," refers to the ex-Marine who assassinated President Kennedy. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

February 17, 1968, Hue, South Vietnam - U.S. Marines guarding Viet Cong prisoners captured during battle for Hue.