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steve Blackburn and john podlaski on patrol with Wolfhounds 1970

Military Slang during the Vietnam War

This has turned out to be longer then I expected, but I think it’s all good and you’ll like it… Today, I want to focus on the American “straight leg” infantryman during the Vietnam War.

This has turned out to be longer then I expected, but I think it’s all good and you’ll like it… Today, I want to focus on the American “straight leg” infantryman during the Vietnam War.

Sp4  Bill Reed and Sambo (5A15)

A tribute to the Vietnam War. "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam.

This has turned out to be longer then I expected, but I think it’s all good and you’ll like it… Today, I want to focus on the American “straight leg” infantryman during the Vietnam War.  I&#8…

What Was It Like To Hump The Boonies in Vietnam?

This has turned out to be longer then I expected, but I think it’s all good and you’ll like it… Today, I want to focus on the American “straight leg” infantryman during the Vietnam War.

A file of soldiers on a routine jungle patrol. Haughey says most soldiers wore towels around their necks, like this one did, to help combat sweat in the jungle heat. Names, date, and location unknown.

Charlie Haughey's Vietnam Reels A file of soldiers on a routine jungle patrol. Haughey says most soldiers wore towels around their necks, like this one did, to help combat sweat in the jungle heat. Names, date, and location unknown.

25 Apr 1968, Quang Tri, South Vietnam --- A newly cleared area near Quang Tri serves as an outside chapel as members of the US 1st cavalry hold services for comrades who had been killed in the area. Conducting services is Chaplain James Ware of Mansfield, Ohio.

25 Apr Quang Tri, South Vietnam --- A newly cleared area near Quang Tri serves as an outside chapel as members of the US cavalry hold services for comrades who had been killed in the area. Conducting services is Chaplain James Ware of Mansfield, Ohio.

02 Feb 1971, Khe Sanh, Vietnam --- UPI staff photographer Kent Potter. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

02 Feb Khe Sanh, Vietnam --- UPI staff photographer Kent Potter is shown walking and there are GIs' and a helicopter behind him. He is wearing army fatigues and has two cameras hanging around his neck. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS.

Crew Chief

Hardened soldier: The strain of the war 'as an old crew chief' - this picture was taken six or seven months after the one above

Wounded Soldier in Vietnam click and see other pics of caring.

To cover the Vietnam War, The Associated Press assembled an extraordinary group of photojournalists in its Saigon bureau, creating one of the greatest photographic legacies of the century. Collected in 'Vietnam: The Real War' (Click through for more).

Larry Burrows. South of the DMZ, Vietnam, 1966 Marine gunner John Wilson, shouldering a rocket launcher, was part of a Marines reconnaissance force. He was killed in action twelve days later. (LIFE)

Phillip Wilson carrying bazooka across a stream near the DMZ during the Vietnam War. Date taken: 1966 Photographer: Larry Burrows

Vietnam War Photos, Navy Seals, Korea, Warriors, Military, Colors, Military Personnel

This has turned out to be longer then I expected, but I think it’s all good and you’ll like it… Today, I want to focus on the American “straight leg” infantryman during the Vietnam War. I&#8…

What Was It Like To Hump The Boonies in Vietnam?

This has turned out to be longer then I expected, but I think it’s all good and you’ll like it… Today, I want to focus on the American “straight leg” infantryman during the Vietnam War.

US Marine - Vietnam war

A tribute to the Vietnam War. "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam.

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