War Photos

 In this photo, Jan. 9, 1964, a South Vietnamese soldier uses end of dagger to beat a farmer for supposedly supplying government troops with wrong information about movement of Viet Cong guerrillas in a village west of Siagon, Vietnam. (5)On Feb.b. 1, 1968  South Vietnamese General Nguyen Ngoc Loan, chief of the national police, fires his revolver into the head of suspected Viet Cong officer Nguyen Van Lem on a Saigon street, early in the Tet Offensive. (5)

A suspected Vietcong captured by the US. He squats blindfolded behind a barbed wire enclosure, 1969 (8)

A CH-47A Chinook helicopter lifts a load of ammunition. (8)

A young boy scout fighting with the Buddhist rebels. He stands in the street in 1966 during the Da Nang Buddhist Insurrection (8).

Many civilians lie dead. Some Vietnamese children are running past looking at the charred and dismembered boies. In the back, a South Vietnamese soldier still sits in his jeep after being shot in the head by the Viet Cong in 1968 (8). 

 

In Hue, South Vietnam, February 17, 1968, a Marine standing next to charred remains of a Viet Cong soldier (8).

On April 1969 file photo, a South Vietnamese woman grieves over the body of her husband, found with 47 others in a mass grave near Hue, Vietnam. (5)

These helmets, rifles, and boots tell a grim story of the action fought in Vietnam. This battlefield memorial honors the soldiers killed during the offensive from September 11th to November 25, 1965 (8).

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