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Recon platoon member with CAR-15, date and location unknown.

Recon platoon member with CAR-15, date and location unknown.

From the source: American infantrymen searching the trees for…

From the source

American infantrymen searching the trees for Vietcong snipers during a battle in Phuoc Vinh, South Vietnam, in 1967. Credit: Henri Huet/Associated Press.

5/12th Infantry snipers, 1969.

5/12th Infantry snipers, 1969.

Australian 104 Signal Squadron radio operator, 1968.

Australian 104 Signal Squadron radio operator, 1968.

From the source:“Radioman Francis Comer waiting for a…

From the source:

“Radioman Francis Comer waiting for a chopper, 2d plt, Mike Co, 3d Battalion, 9th Marines, 1968.”

From the Robert L. Drieslein Collection (COLL/5643) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division

OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

From the source:IN BY HELO–A helo of Marine Medium…

From the source:

IN BY HELO–A helo of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM)-263 lifts Marine riflemen onto a sand bar at dawn on the second day of Operation Orange. The area is located approximately 15 miles southwest of Marble Mountain Air Facility.

Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps) 

6th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment on patrol in a rice paddy,…

6th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment on patrol in a rice paddy, 1970.

27th Infantry Wolfhounds, circa 1967

27th Infantry Wolfhounds, circa 1967

From the source: “Project Delta Recon in May of 68 in a dry hole…

From the source: “Project Delta Recon in May of 68 in a dry hole waiting for extraction.”

ARVN soldiers, as photographed by a member of DASPO (Dept of the…

ARVN soldiers, as photographed by a member of DASPO (Dept of the Army Special Photographic Office), date and location unknown.