“Battle fatigue set in long ago for most the men … Lance Cpl. Ernest Delgado … is from Los Angeles and has been checking the months off on his helmet. ”, Battle of Khe Sanh, South Vietnam by David Douglas Duncan. [[MORE]] The bloody battle of Khe.
A Marine at Con Thien wears his faith, alongside earthly goods, on his helmet. September/October “To every Marine on that hilltop the Lord always seemed nearby.” War Without Heroes, Photo by David Douglas Duncan
The Vietnam War - The war was between communist North Vietnam and non-communist South Vietnam. The US allied with South Vietnam because of its dislike of communism. Ended with the US withdrawing in the and Vietnam coming into full communist control.
A good photograph of the helmet without the Mitchell pattern camouflage cover. This soldier, wearing an undershirt and an OD towel around his neck, has written on his helmet shell next to the large hole where he was almost shot in the head on July