War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.
An LCVP disembarks troops of Company E 16th Infantry 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red One) wading onto the Fox Green section of Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6 1944. American soldiers encountered German 352nd Division when landing. During the initial landing two-thirds of the Company E became casualties.
Photo Normandy Invasion, June 1944 - Offshore Activities Troops crouch inside a LCVP landing craft, just before landing on "Omaha" Beach on "D-Day", 6 June Photograph from the U. Coast Guard Collection in the U.
First Lt. Gary D. Jackson of Dayton, Ohio, carries a wounded South Vietnamese Ranger to an ambulance Feb. 1968 after a brief but intense battle with the Viet Cong during the Tet Offensive near the National Sports Stadium in the Cholon section of Saigon.