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Helicopter raising a US casualty during the Vietnam war. 1966

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The most bad-a sniper in history…

The most badass sniper in history…

Definition of a true Hero. What a fearless & loving human being. She changed so many lives. Admiration is an understatement.

Remembering A True Hero

Definition of a true Hero. What a fearless & loving human being. She changed so many lives. Admiration is an understatement.

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall -1961

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall -1961

The body of a US paratrooper killed in action in the jungle near the Cambodian border is lifted up to an evacuation helicopter in War Zone C, May 14, 1966

Vietnam: The Real War – in pictures

The body of a US paratrooper killed in action in the jungle near the Cambodian border is lifted up to an evacuation helicopter in War Zone C, May 14, 1966

May 26, 1968 I landed at Dong Tam due to a hydraulic failure. The tower asked me to “land long,” so I did. Since their ground handling wheels were broken, the tower re-opened the runway. This Caribou did a fine job of missing us as it took off. The guy on the right is unknown; the shirtless guy is doorgunner SP4 Dennis Akers. Dennis was KIA nine days after this photo was taken. He died in the crash of helicopter #65-10019 after it was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.

May 26, 1968 I landed at Dong Tam due to a hydraulic failure. The tower asked me to “land long,” so I did. Since their ground handling wheels were broken, the tower re-opened the runway. This Caribou did a fine job of missing us as it took off. The guy on the right is unknown; the shirtless guy is doorgunner SP4 Dennis Akers. Dennis was KIA nine days after this photo was taken. He died in the crash of helicopter #65-10019 after it was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.

35th Infantry Regiment soldiers await extraction. - Vietnam War

35th Infantry Regiment soldiers await extraction. - Vietnam War

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