Vietnam War, Hue, U. Marine spots a Viet Cong lying in a hole at the base of the citadel wall during assault The Marine hauls the wounded captive out of his pit at right. Under siege for almost a month, the citadel fell to Allied forces.
Marines and South Vietnamese troops move through the grounds of the Imperial Palace in the old citadel area of Hue, Vietnam, on February after seizing it from Communist hands. The heavy damage was the result of the artillery, air, and morta