'The Cavalry Moves Out In Vietnam'. Possibly the 11th ACR around 1967.  Photographer: Co Rentmeester. Uncertain attribution.

'The Cavalry Moves Out In Vietnam'. Possibly the ACR around Photographer: Co Rentmeester.

17 Oct 1969, Saigon, Vietnam --- 10/17/1969-Saigon, Vietnam- Members of the 11th Armored Cavalry in the rubber plantation area at Loc Ninh and Quan Loi Oct. 17 are shown after their arrival here. Some soldiers check out their tank as others in the foreground wash themselves off.

17 Oct Saigon, Vietnam Saigon, Vietnam- Members of the Armored Cavalry in the rubber plantation area at Loc Ninh and Quan Loi are shown after their arrival here. Some soldiers check out their tank as others in the foreground wash themselves off

03 Apr 1968, Ca Lu, South Vietnam --- US soldiers from the 1st Cavalry rest on trucks in a convoy before Operation Pegasus, an attempt to clear the east-west route to Khe Sanh during the Vietnam War. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

03 Apr Ca Lu, South Vietnam --- US soldiers from the Cavalry rest on trucks in a convoy before Operation Pegasus, an attempt to clear the east-west route to Khe Sanh during the Vietnam War. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS My Marine traveled this route.

March 1966, Bong Son, South Vietnam -- A typical soldier of the U.S. 1st Cavalry showing the amount of gear carried during the conflict

peerintothepast: “I have finally found the name of this unknown U. Soldier, Cavalry, Vietnam, March His name is Andrew Paul Chura from New York. He enlisted on 8 Jun 1965 and was released 9 Jun He survived the war, but died of.

The Bitter End - October 9, 1971 - Members of the U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division refuse an assignment to go out on patrol by expressing "a desire not to go." This is one in a series of American ground troops engaging in "combat refusal." ~ Vietnam War

The Bitter End - October 1971 - Members of the U. Air Cavalry Division refuse an assignment to go out on patrol by expressing "a desire not to go." This is one in a series of American ground troops engaging in "combat refusal.

M113 acav "A" troop 3/5th Cavalry "Black Knights" 9th Infantry Division "Old Reliables"

Near Quang Tri on the DMZ border - patrol along the parallel , Vietnam 1971 /Bruno Barbey collection/.

Developed around the concept of "air assault", the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) was the first to use this theory in combat. Tested at Fort Benning, Georgia and proven in Vietnam, the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) quickly became a highly effective unit.

Developed around the concept of "air assault", the Cavalry Division (Airmobile) was the first to use this theory in combat. Tested at Fort Benning, Georgia and proven in Vietnam, the Cavalry Division (Airmobile) quickly became a highly effective unit.

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