Marines in the trenches surrounding Con Thien, Vietnam.
Americans remember grinding, exhausting Hue battle as ‘particularly brutal’
A Marine sniper takes aim from behind a tree as his comrade looks through a pair of binoculars to establish the enemy position during the Battle of Hue in 1968. (John Olson/Stars and Stripes) #Vietnam #VietnamWar #warphotography #photography #BattleofHue #1968 #USMC #Marines #starsandstripes
In 1967 GySgt Carlos Hathcock set the record for the longest sniper kill. He used a Cal Browning machine gun mounting a telescopic sight at a range of yd m), taking down a single Vietcong guerrilla. His record was broken in