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Iconic Images of the Vietnam war

Article about: After making a thread on images of ww2 I thought I would create one about the Vietnam war as there are many interesting pictures that depict the harsh realities of the conflict. I hope you e

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    Thank you Kradspam thats the whole idea how the photos strike a persons mind and heart. here are a few more below.
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    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

    One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C

    “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill

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    I don't really remember this song from back in the day,
    BUT after the TV series it will always be associated with VN.

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    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    I think this image helps brings home the brutality of war.

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    Take some time and go through the photo galleries of this website to one of the most distinguished Huey units in 'Nam, the audio gallery of Lam Son is chilling and Mike Banek's 8 mm film of operations is spectacular!
    174th AHC

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    A great song fellas, I just can't figure out how to link it here! "A Walk In The Light Green" by Redgum. Type it into youtube, I'm sure you'll agree, it's very good.

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    Here's a few from a period publication "Vietnam! Vietnam!" I believe this is one that stirred

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    I think this image helps brings home the brutality of war.

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    Whats left of that guy is being at the wrong place at the wrong time
    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

    One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C

    “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill

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    That pic is a bit special, crikey. Reminds me of that blackadder episode.

    "Oh, sir, if we should happen to tread on a mine, what do we do?"

    "Well, normal procedure, Lieutenant, is to jump up 200 feet into the air and scatter yourself over a wide area."

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    This one has alway stuck with me
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    Look at the contrast between the two M60 gunners featured one after the other - the digger with the short link belt on the gun for ease of fire and movement, another 40 rounds ready to go in his basic pouch , no slings on weapons whilst patrolling and shit basically wired tight - compare to the bloke festooned with ammo carrying the gun on his shoulder and water bottle around his neck!
    The former is still taught exactly to this day as the way to do business at the school of inf..!

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