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‘Who is the Enemy Here?’

The vietnam war Pictures That Moved Them Most

While the Vietnam War raged — roughly two decades’ worth of bloody and world-changing years — compelling images made their way out of the combat zones. On television screens and magazine pages around the world, photographs told a story of a fight that only got more confusing, more devastating, as it went on. As Jon Meacham describes in this week’s issue of TIME, the pictures from that period can help illuminate the “demons” of Vietnam.

And, in the decades since, the most striking of those images have retained their power. Think of the War in Vietnam and the image in your mind is likely one that was first captured on film, and then in the public imagination. How those photographs made history is underscored throughout the new documentary series The Vietnam War, from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The series features a wide range of war images, both famous and forgotten.

But few people have a better grasp on the role of photography in Vietnam than the photographers themselves, and those who lived and worked alongside them. With the war once again making headlines, TIME asked a number of those individuals to select an image from the period that they found particularly significant, and to explain why that photograph moved them the most.

Here, lightly edited, are their responses.

—Lily Rothman and Alice Gabriner

Don McCullin

A wounded child caught in the crossfire during the Tet offensive being taken from the front by an army medic, Hue, Vietnam, 1968. 1998 © Don McCULLIN (CONTACT PRESS IMAGES)

Don McCullin— Contact Press Images

My picture of the U.S. corpsman carrying an injured child away from the battle in Hué is a rare occasion to show the true value of human kindness and the dignity of man. The child was found wandering the previous night between the North Vietnamese and the American firing lines. His parents had probably been killed.

They took the child into a bunker, cleaned him up and dressed his wounds under candlelight. These hard Marines suddenly became the most gentle, loving persons. It was almost a religious experience for me to record this extraordinary event.

The following morning, this corpsman took the child to the rear of the battle zone where he could be handed over for more medical attention. He carried the child as if it were his own, wrapped into a poncho, because it was quite cold. A naked limb is hanging from the poncho. Looking back today on this picture I took so long ago I can see that there is an echo here of the famous Robert Capa image of the woman whose head had been shaved at the end of WWII because she was considered to be a Nazi collaborator and had a child — whom she hugs to her chest — with a German soldier. I didn’t think of Capa when I pressed the shutter, but I believe both images share an emotional impact because they involve children. Though Capa’s illustrates cruelty, my corpsman illustrates humanity, almost saintliness — a man carrying a child away from the sorrow and injuries of war.

 

Howard Sochurek

00975014.JPGYoung guerrillas wear grenades at their belts, preparing to fight the encroaching Viet Minh forces in the Red River Delta, northern Vietnam, 1954. Howard Sochurek—The LIFE Picture Collection

Tania Sochurek, widow of photographer Howard Sochurek:

The conflict in Vietnam spanned almost 20 years. Howard was a staff photographer for LIFE in the early 1950s, when he was first assigned to cover the fighting in what was then Indochina. He was there on the ground for the brutal — and historic — fall of Dien Bien Phu that marked the end of the French involvement in the region.

It’s insane to think that these three young children with grenades were going off to fight the Viet Minh army. Sadly, they probably died quickly in the war. This is a photo that Howard felt was very powerful.

In 1954, Howard was again on assignment in Vietnam when he was called home to Milwaukee to be with his mother, who was terminally ill. The acclaimed photographer Robert Capa came in to take his place and cover the fighting. A short time later, Capa was killed by a land mine while out on a mission with the U.S. troops. Over the years, Howard would often tell this story and recall sadly that Capa had died covering his assignment. He was immensely proud to receive the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for “superlative photography requiring exceptional courage and enterprise abroad” from the Overseas Press Club in 1955.

Gilles Caron

Vietnam War, US forces, South Vietnam, December 1967Gilles Caron —Fondation Gilles Caron

Robert Pledge, co-founder of Contact Press Images:

Who is the enemy here? The soldier, seen from the back, facing a Vietnamese woman hugging a baby, with a half-naked boy by her side? Or is it the young woman and her two children being confronted by an American GI? Are there not always two sides to a coin?

We are in a small hamlet near Dakto late in 1967, barely two months away from the Têt Offensive. The turning point of the five-year-old war, the offensive by elusive Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces failed in military terms but constituted a political victory in the arena of international public opinion. America was losing the war at home; David was defeating Goliath.

Gilles Caron’s atypical vertical image of a face-to-face encounter exposes deep cultural divide and distrust. Fear, tension and uncertainty are visible in the contained defiance of the mother and the awkward posture of the young warrior clutching his automatic rifle. Other locals and American military are nearby; the anxious glance of the child indicates as much. The contact sheets from that day reveal that the straw roofs would be set ablaze and the hamlet burnt down because of the suspicion that the villagers were harboring communist guerrilla forces by night.

In 1970, Caron would be captured by the Khmer Rouge, in neighboring Cambodia, never to be seen again. He had just turned 30.

Still images rarely give straightforward answers but they do offer illuminating clues for those who take the time to delve into them. Caron’s career in photography was very short — 1966 to 1970 — but his exceptional talent, intelligence, commitment and ubiquity leave us with an unmatched visual legacy.

 

Philip Jones Griffiths

VIETNAM. In an attempt to impose the American value system on the Vietnamese, the Marines concluded operations called, in Orwellian Newspeak, "county fairs." Villagers were taught how to wash their children, made to watch Disney films on hygiene, had their teeth pulled, were given real toilets with seats, and were introduced to filter tips. 1967

Philip Jones Griffiths—Magnum Photos

Fenella Ferrato, daughter of photographer Philip Jones Griffiths:

Philip Jones Griffiths was born in a small town in the North of Wales in 1936, before the start of the Second World War. When American GIs landed on British shores they exuded generosity to their allies, giving away candy, nylons and cigarettes. I remember him telling the story of being lined up in the playground and being handed a Mars bar by a tall GI. He was instantly suspicious. A Mars bar was a very special thing indeed. Why were these uniformed men just giving them away?

This was Philip’s first glimpse into the efforts of an American army trying to win over “hearts and minds.” When he got to Vietnam he instantly recognized the same tactic being used there. This image perfectly shows the seductive and corrupting influence of consumerism on the innocent civilians of Vietnam.

VIETNAM. The battle for Saigon. American G.I's often showed compassion toward the Vietcong. This sprang from a soldierly admiration for their dedication and bravery; qualities difficult to discern in the average government soldier. This VC had fought for three days with his intestines in a cooking bowl strapped onto his stomach. 1968

Philip Jones Griffiths—Magnum Photos

Katherine Holden, daughter of photographer Philip Jones Griffiths:

This picture was taken by my father, Philip Jones Griffiths, in Vietnam in 1968 during the battle for Saigon. This is not a normal “war” photograph. It is not often you see “enemies” cradling each other. However, the American GIs often showed compassion toward the Viet Cong. This sprang from a soldierly admiration for their dedication and bravery — qualities difficult to discern in the average government soldier.

This particular Viet Cong had fought for three days with his intestines in a cooking bowl strapped onto his stomach. Francis Ford Coppola was so inspired by this image that he included a scene in his 1979 film Apocalypse Now with the famous line, “Any man brave enough to fight with his guts strapped on him can drink from my canteen any day.”

 

Henri Huet

COLE PELLHenri Huet—AP

Hal Buell, former photography director at the Associated Press, who led their photo operations during the Vietnam War:

In all wars, the battlefield medic is often the stopgap between life and death. AP photographer Henri Huet, under heavy enemy fire, saw that role through his lens and captured the uncommon dedication that medic Thomas Cole displayed in this memorable photo. Cole, himself wounded, peered beneath his bandaged eye to treat the wounds of a fallen Marine. Despite his wounds, Cole continued to attend the injured in Vietnam’s central highlands in January, 1966. This photo was only one of several Huet made of Cole that were published on the cover and inside pages of LIFE magazine.

A year later Huet was seriously wounded and was treated by medics until evacuated. In 1971 Huet died in a helicopter shot down over Laos.

Tim Page

War Zone ‘C’ – Ambush of the 173rd Airborne, 1965. Tim Page

It was Larry Burrows who had to teach me how to load my first Leica M3; I got it as a perk having just had this image run as a vertical double truck in a 5-page spread in LIFE in the fall of ’65.

At the same time that Hello Dolly opened at Nha Trang airbase, a company of 173rd Airborne had walked into an ambush in Viet Cong base zone, known as the Iron Triangle. The sign had read “American who read this die.”

A class of prime youth shredded in seconds.

The dust-offs started coming within 30 minutes. I got a ride back to Ton San Nhut and was downtown in Room 401 of the Caravelle in another 30. Mostly, I remember carrying a badly wounded grunt whose leg came off and he almost bled out. The shot was made one-handed as we carried him out of the fire cone.

 

Dirck Halstead

1181892.jpgDirck Halstead—Getty Images

We rarely see images of Armies in full retreat.

Generally, the photographers who might have shot some of those images have long since bugged out, or have been captured or killed.

In mid-April of 1975, a small group of American journalists were invited to fly into the small provincial capital of Xuan Loc, South Vietnam, 35 miles north of Saigon, by commander Le Minh Dao. A siege by a massive North Vietnamese force was about to take place. The helicopter Dao sent to Saigon to pick us up deposited us just outside the town. Neither we, nor General Dao, had expected the tide of advancing communist forces to so quickly and completely surround the town.

General Dao, however, was full of vim and eager for the battle. Slapping a swagger stick along his leg, he quickly loaded the two journalists who had accepted his invitation, myself and UPI reporter Leon Daniel, into a Jeep and barreled into the town. At first, we thought it was deserted. Then slowly, and one by one, South Vietnamese troopers began to stick their heads out of foxholes they had dug in the streets. Dao yelled that they were prepared to fight the enemy, come what may. However, we noted with more than a little trepidation that none of them were budging from their holes as Dao led us down the dusty street. Suddenly, a mortar shell landed in the dust no more than 10 feet from us. It was followed by a barrage of incoming automatic weapon and artillery rounds.

Dao wisely called an end to his press tour. We tore back to a landing zone that we had arrived at less than an hour later. Dao called in a helicopter to evacuate us, but suddenly, the ARVN troops who had been seated alongside the road broke and ran for the incoming helos. In less time than it takes to tell, the panicked soldiers swarmed into the helicopter, which was to be our only way out. Crewmen tried to turn them back, but the helicopter lurched into the air with two soldiers hanging from the skids.

At that moment, Leon and I had a sinking feeling that we were going to be part of the fall of Xuan Loc. For us, the war looked like it was about to be over.

However, Dao had one more trick up his sleeve, and he called in his personal helicopter behind his headquarters. As we made a run for it, the General grabbed me by the arm, and said, “Tell your people that you have seen how the 18th division knows how to fight and die. Now go — and if you are invited back, don’t come!”

 

Joe Galloway

Soldier Picking Up Dead Body In Vietnam

Joe Galloway—UPI/Getty Images

I snapped this photo at [the Battle of la Drang], LZ X-Ray, on Nov. 15, 1965. At the moment I hit the button I did not recognize the GI who was dashing across the clearing to load the body of a comrade aboard the waiting Huey helicopter.

Later I realized that I had shot a photo, in the heat of battle, of my childhood friend from the little town of Refugio, Texas. Vince Cantu and I went through school together right to graduation with the Refugio High School Class of 1959 — a total of 55 of us. The next time I saw Vince was on that terrible bloody ground in the la Drang. Each of us was terribly afraid that the other was going to be killed in the next minutes.

When my book about the war, We Were Soldiers Once…and Young, came out in 1992, Vince Cantu was driving a city bus in Houston. His bosses read the papers and discovered they had a real hero pushing one of their buses. So they made Vince a Supervisor and all he did from then to retirement was stand in the door with a clipboard checking buses in and out.

A story with a happy ending.

 

Larry Burrows

VIETNAMLarry Burrows —The Life Picture Collection

Russell Burrows, son of photographer Larry Burrows:

The fraction of a second captured in most photographs is just that: a snapshot of a moment in time. Sometimes, even in war, that moment can tell a whole story with clarity, but it can be ambiguous too.

The photograph that ran in LIFE in late October 1966 of Gunnery Sergeant Jeremiah Purdie, bleeding and bandaged, helped down a muddy hill by fellow marines, didn’t really need a caption. The written account around the photograph and a dozen others that brought Operation Prairie to LIFE’s readers told of infiltrating troops and of efforts to thwart them — of hills taken and given up. The detail not given was that Gunny Purdie’s commanding officer had just been killed on that hill, the radio operator “cut in half.” Neither did the article mention that the CO had called in artillery fire on his own position. Purdie was being restrained from turning back to aid his CO.

A few frames later, Larry Burrows took another photograph: Purdie is still being held back, but in front of him is another wounded man and Purdie’s arms are outstretched. The scene is as wretched as the other. Purdie, wounded for the third time in the war, was about to be flown to a hospital ship off the Vietnamese coast and leave that country for his last time. This photograph has come to be known as “Reaching Out.”

My father, Larry Burrows, selected that frame himself, but it wasn’t until more than four years later, after he was shot down and killed, that it was published for the first time. The composition of the photograph has been compared to the work of the old masters, but some see it more cinematically: as if you could run a film backwards and forwards to view more of the story. Exhibiting museums have found in it Christian iconography. And at least one psychiatrist treating war veterans has used it in his practice.

My father didn’t know that Jeremiah Purdie had enlisted in a segregated Marine Corps 18 years earlier, that cooking in the mess and polishing shoes were the limits placed on his service. He didn’t know that before Purdie’s persistence finally earned him a transfer to the infantry, he had taken courses at the Marine Corps Institute, confident that the transfer would come and he would be ready. Unknowable then was also the life Purdie would live after his 20 years in the Marine Corps, or how important to him faith would become.

At Jeremiah Purdie’s packed funeral, there wasn’t a man or a woman with a story to tell that didn’t mention how, in some way, he had reached out.

 

David Hume Kennerly

NEAR DA NANG — 1972: A GI on patrol in the jungles near Da Nang, South Vietnam, huddles under a poncho to escape the monsoon rains, 1972. (Photo by David Hume Kennerly)David Hume Kennerly

Long-forgotten photographs sometimes leap out at me and I am stunned by certain moments that I documented that were so routine when I made them, but are now infused with new emotion and meaning. This picture of a haunted-looking young American GI taking refuge under a poncho from monsoon rains in the jungles outside of Da Nang while on patrol in 1972 is one of them. The soldier’s eyes reveal, and you don’t need a caption to explain it, that he most likely experienced hell along the way.

During the time I spent with him and his platoon they didn’t come into direct contact with the enemy, but there was always a common undercurrent that ran through them, a palpable anxiety and fear about what could come their way in a split second. These men had seen buddies cut in half by shrapnel from an incoming round, or watched a friend’s head explode from a bullet between the eyes that earned him a one-way ticket home in a body bag. Many had that intense blaze of realization when a comrade was suddenly, violently, unexpectedly gone, and marveled at still being left intact. Some experienced a flash of guilt when in a starkly honest millisecond they thought, “Glad it was him, not me.” That big ugly candid moment was immediately pushed down, but it would creep back every now and then, especially back in the world when they gave a hug to their new child, the one their dead buddy would never have.

This image of the sheltering soldier is particularly compelling to me for what I don’t know. What was his next act, and what happened after he returned from Vietnam? The photo didn’t win any prizes, might not even been published, but as a flash forward it represents every soldier who returns from any war after the battles were history, guns silenced and the odds of getting killed beaten.

 

Paul Schutzer

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US Marine & ChildrenPaul Schutzer—The Life Picture Collection/Getty Images

Bernice Schutzer Galef, widow of photographer Paul Schutzer:

Paul got carried away with all the emotions that happen in war, and he was right in there with the soldiers in battles. He saw everything; he saw the fatigue of the American soldiers, their fear, the prisoner’s fear. There was one photo of prisoners being guarded by an American soldier about 18 years old. The captives were young children and old women and one woman is nursing her baby. Unfortunately the young soldier was later killed but this image conveyed the senselessness and horror of how the human condition was playing out. The soldiers were very sympathetic to the civilians and one medic befriended them. The last photo in the photo essay shows the medic and a child walking away together, holding hands, and the child’s head is burned from napalm. It was the first time that Americans saw and learned that we were using napalm. Paul received many letters saying “thank you for what you showed us.”

 

David Burnett

David Burnett—Contact Press Images

In the days before “embeds” — this generation’s enforced melding of photographer and military unit — there was a certain sense of freedom we owned as photographers, being able to go directly to where the story was. In Vietnam in the early 1970s, the only real limitation was finding a ride. But nearly until the end of the U.S. war, if a helicopter or truck had a seat available, they would take you along.

We would often “embed” ourselves with a platoon or squad, but it was more of a gentleman’s agreement than any kind of official policy, based in the main on the idea that we, the photographers, were there to tell their story, and they, the soldiers, realized that unlike them, we didn’t have to be there. It was by choice. It created a sense of mutual respect that in many ways is challenged by the new “embed” ethos. That said, it was often a world of anonymous photographers spending time with anonymous soldiers. So while we would talk with the troops about what was happening that day, there were many moments where in the course of making photographs, I would just keep moving along. I usually knew the unit but looking back now, so much I wish I had noted was simply never written down. It was forever a search for a picture, and you never knew, sometimes for weeks, whether you had that picture or not. My film had to make it all the way to New York before it could be processed and edited.

One morning near the end of the unsuccessful Laos invasion of early 1971 (an attempt to cut the Ho Chi Minh trail), I wandered into a group of young soldiers who were tasked with fixing tanks and track vehicles which were regularly being rocketed by North Vietnamese troops just down the road. This soldier and I exchanged pleasantries the way you would in the dusty heat. He went back to work after reading a letter from home, and I moved on to another unit. But for that fraction of a second, in his face, his posture, was all the fatigue and despair of a young soldier who is surely wondering what in the hell he’s doing there, so far from home.

 

Catherine Leroy

Vietnam War, 1966-1968

Catherine Leroy—Dotation Catherine Leroy

Fred Ritchin, Dean Emeritus of the School at ICP:

There is something both surreal and strikingly sad in this photograph by Catherine Leroy. An empty helmet — is its owner still alive? — is shown front and center, resting on the ground in the soft gray light like a discarded soup bowl or a cleaved skull. It is photographed as if forming the center of a broken compass, one without arms, pointing nowhere. In the fairly rendered background a soldier, probably wounded, is seen surrounded by comrades who, somehow, form an awkward Pietà. The violent spectacle has temporarily receded, and the reader, in this previously unpublished photograph, is given its remains, both the sacred and the partly absurd.

Leroy went from France to Vietnam in 1966 at the age of 21, with a single camera, no assignments and $150 in her pocket; she would stay until 1968. She managed to get accredited by the Associated Press, covered numerous battles, was seriously wounded by shrapnel that would remain in her body, parachuted into combat (small and thin, she was weighed down so as not to be blown away), was taken prisoner by the North Vietnamese (which she used as an opportunity to produce a cover story for LIFE Magazine), and remained obsessed by the war until her death in 2006.

Consumed by a ferocious anger at the hypocrisies of politics at various levels, in her last years Leroy created a website and then a book, Under Fire: Great Photographers and Writers in Vietnam, paying homage to her colleagues 40 years after the war had ended.

Sal Veder

VIETNAM RELEASED POW

Released prisoner of war Lt. Col. Robert L. Stirm is greeted by his family at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif. Sal Veder—AP

I had photographed POWs returning home time and again, and been in Vietnam on two tours myself, as a photographer. On that day, There were 30 or 40 photographers boarded on a flat-bed, including TV. I was photographing a different family and out of the corner of my eye saw the action and turned. I was lucky to get a break. It was a great moment for Americans! The joyousness of the reunion and the coming together of the family as a visual is outstanding because it was the end of the war. We were glad to get it over with. I’m thankful that this is my picture. I feel it’s symbolic, but I’m conflicted about it, knowing what I know. The picture is there and it comes back up again. There is no way to avoid it.

 

Nick UT

The Terror of War

Nick UT—AP

My older brother Huynh Thanh My, who was killed covering the Vietnam War for the Associated Press, always told me that an image could stop the war and that was his goal. I was devastated when he died. I was very young. But there and then, I decided to follow in his footsteps and complete his mission. A few years later on that fateful day in 1972 on the Trang Bang road, my brother’s goal was accomplished. No one was expecting people to come out of the bombed-out burning buildings, but when they did, I was ready with my Leica camera and I feel my brother guided me to capture that image. The rest is history.

 

Yoichi Okamoto

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As tens of thousands of anti-war protestors rioted in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, President Johnson and his family watched from the bedroom at his ranch in Stonewall, Texas. Yoichi Okamoto—LBJ Library

Pete Souza, former White House photographer for Presidents Reagan and Obama:

This is truly an incredibly intimate picture. The caption provides pertinent information about the circumstance: the who, what and where. But I’m fascinated by the photograph because of the man behind the camera: Yoichi Okamoto. The first civilian hired as Chief White House Photographer, Okamoto also became the first one to truly document the Presidency for history. It’s obvious looking at this photograph that he had unfettered access to LBJ and that everyone was comfortable with him being in the room — even when the room was the President’s bedroom.

 

Raymond Depardon

USA. Iowa state. Sioux City. Republican candidate Richard NIXON campaigning for Presidency. October 1968.

Richard Nixon campaigns in Sioux City, Iowa, October 1968. Raymond Depardon—Magnum

(Translated from the French)

After I photographed the Democratic Convention in Chicago, which was very turbulent and contested, I wanted to photograph the future President. I worked for a little cooperative French agency, Gamma, which we had created a few years earlier. I arrived from Miami on the press plane that accompanied the candidate. We were positioned at a little airport in Sioux City. It was the morning. It was windy. Nixon left the plane.

I almost did not make the photo — the man with the flag and Nixon on top of the aircraft stairs. It was too much.

 

Art Greenspon

Art Greenspon—AP

Excerpted from a 2013 interview with Art Greenspon by Peter van Agtmael, a Magnum photographer who has covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:

“As the first medevac chopper hovered overhead I saw the First Sergeant with his arms in the air. I saw the medic shouldering wounded and then I saw the kid on his back in the grass. I have got to get all this in one picture, I thought. My heart was pounding. Was 1/60 fast enough? Screw it. Shoot pictures. I got three frames off, and the moment was gone.

I knew what was in the camera, but when I went to wind back the film, I couldn’t. The film in my Nikon had become stuck to the pressure plate from all the moisture. My Leica was soaked, too, and I wasn’t sure what kind of pictures it was producing.

The weather closed in again. I had given all of my food away so I didn’t eat for two days. I wrapped my cameras in a damp towel and put them in my pack. I guarded that pack like a mother hen.

I flew out with the second chopper loaded with body bags. A kid headed out for R&R and a floor stacked with KIAs [killed in action]. War sucks.”

Alice Gabriner, who edited this photo essay, is TIME’s International Photo Editor.

Lily Rothmanis the History and Archives Editor for TIME.

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Because of that conflict, the Bell UH-1 Huey has become one of the world’s most famous and recognized helicopters. One important change was the use of aluminum UH-1H 69-15354 - A flying memorial Veteran RVN Comanchero helicopter . Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Bill Blackburn of C Co. Farley, helicopter crew chief, Vietnam, 1965. Vietnam Helicopter. of 8. 5951D. Please condsider providing materials for our website by sending us any and all documentation: Photos, Orders, News Articles, Incident Reports, After Action Reports, Rosters, Stories, etc. command ship and into the sea. Feb 11, 2021 · As such, the total number of ALL helicopters serving during the war equals 11,827…and a staggering, 5,086 were destroyed. It was typically equipped with two M60 machine guns and could hold up to 25 passengers. 67U ID PHOTO LAB 1 day ago · A restored Vietnam era Huey helicopter from Liberty War Bird Association, lands just outside the the fence at the stadium at Manheim Township High School Friday, Aug. The footage invoked striking similarities with the 1975 retreat from Vietnam’s Saigon. The Chinook is a true multi-role, vertical-lift platform. In 1971 Huet died in a helicopter shot down over Laos. 40 Photos. It was flying anti-armor mission and was often used to ambush enemy columns. It was ironic that the picture that symbolized the American defeat in Vietnam was taken by a Dutchman, Hubert van Es. Please zoom in pictures for more details and let me know if you have any questions. Unit was TAC E’d up north for the Easter 72 invasion and initially bunked out of Phu Bai, but moved in July of 72 to an abandoned Navy installation just east of Hue to avoid the nightly 122mm south vietnam bell uh-1 at the independence palace, ho chi minh city, vietnam - huey helicopter vietnam stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images. UH-1 Huey Helicopter with US Flag T-Shirt. N 2 nd Contingent. F. From 1965 to 1973, the Bell UH-1, officially named "Iroquois" was the most common utility helicopter used in Vietnam. JetPhotos. The memorial, which was started in 2000 took 11 years to complete, with the land, helicopter and other amenities at the park being either donated or purchased through years of fundraising. Arlington, TX 76011. In fact, many of the photos and videos From the deployment of the first Marine helicopter squadron to Vietnam in April 1962, to the assistance rendered to refugees fleeing the fall of the South in 1975, this series of 5,000 images covers the many activities in which the Marine Corps was engaged. Substance Abuse Rehab for Veterans . Sturkey and his squadron, HMM-265, flew the new Boeing H-46 helicopters (which are still in use with the Marine Corps today in 2001, 35 years later). Personal War Photo Collection. About This Page. Lost generation. Back in 2009 we ran a query on our Arts of War on the web page for John Brennan, who served as a Flight Operations Coordinator with the 114th Assault Helicopter Company in Vinh Long… Aug 25, 2021 · This helicopter flown by pilot Tran Ngoc Bich and his crew from Feb 1959 to March 1969. The current CH-47F/MH-47G modernization programs will ensure this tandem rotor helicopter remains in the Army fleet through the 2030s. Army flight demonstration team the Silver Eagles: United States Army Freedom Team (FTS) Salute program. 15. A restored Vietnam era Huey helicopter from Liberty War Bird Association, lands just outside the the fence at the stadium at Manheim Township High School Friday, Aug. 129th Assault Helicopter Company 129th Assault Helicopter Company (AHC), Lane AHP Leprosarium and Orphanage at Qui Non WIA - September 9, 1972 Recording of September 9, 1972 Flight Tiger Wagon An Khe Pass Vietnam Map Pictures From Don Milligan Vietnam 1960 era Sikorsky Helicopter Twill Patch. . 138 huey helicopter vietnam stock photos are available royalty-free. com is the biggest database of aviation photographs with over 4 million screened photos online! 1 day ago · A restored Vietnam era Huey helicopter from Liberty War Bird Association, lands just outside the the fence at the stadium at Manheim Township High School Friday, Aug. 101st Airborne in Vietnam. In fact, many of the photos and videos Mar 29, 2018 · Rarely seen: American troops and supply helicopters on Hill Timothy, Vietnam, April 1968. The first photo, dated April 1975, was taken in the city of Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh), the then capital of South Vietnam, becoming from then on a kind of symbol of the American defeat before the communist forces. (AP Photo/File)The vietnam war Pictures That Moved Them Most. (photos are here) 14 Americans were killed and 29 wounded during the three-hour battle. (U. Gunners Firing from Helicopter Sighting the enemy, the door gunner aboard a "Huey" opens fire on a target below. Sep 01, 2012 · Hundreds of unique color photos showing how soldiers decorated their helicopters during the Vietnam WarElaborate, colorful, and often comical nose art inspired by Sixties and Seventies pop culture, music, cartoons and comics, psychedelia, and politics, as well as sex and boozeFeatures Hueys, Chinooks, and moreArtwork captures a slice of the Vietnam experienceWill appeal to Vietnam veterans The 1st Marine Aircraft Wing deployed early to Vietnam with a massive force of helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, and stayed to the end. Group of infantrymen from the 1st Cavalry Division jump from a Bell UH-1 Iroquois, also known as a "Huey", as they begin a reconnaissance mission in Jul 20, 2013 · Vietnam War Helicopter Art by John Brennan. . Thousands of new, high-quality pictures added every day. Thanks to Gus Kappler for the info. To be exact, 7,013 Hueys that served in ’Nam: -2,202 pilots were killed. Marine Corps, and some of the ones used in the recent evacuation may have even been used in Saigon. Pictures From 2003 Reunion. After the Vietnam War, the US Air Force continued to use the HH-3E for another two decades. Neubronner's Pigeon Photographers. 18 hours ago · The Vietnam-era helicopters originated with the U. com is the biggest database of aviation photographs with over 4 million screened photos online! Jun 03, 2017 · A U. com is the biggest database of aviation photographs with over 4 million screened photos online! Jun 30, 2021 · Find huey helicopter stock images in HD and millions of other royalty-free stock photos, illustrations and vectors in the Shutterstock collection. A Shot in the Dark (April 8, 1968), by Richard Dieterle. A n F-4J Phantom, call sign "Showtime 112", roared over the wave tops at 500 knots, below the deck level of USS Constellation on Jan. The Huey helicopter, formally known as the Bell UH-1 Iroquois, was a famous Vietnam Era helicopter. RIGHT: May, 1969 - This photo was taken during our 3-day field exercise during the last week of the school. July 26, 2015: TESLA Factory 5K Benefitting Wounded Warrior Project. com and explain your account of what happened that night (you may do so anonymously). As helicopters came to be a key part of military aviation during that time perhaps we should have a thread showing some of the photos and links to interesting sites. Telfer (Fonda, NY) and CPL Orsen H. On April 29, 1975, one day before the fall of South Vietnam, members of the U. Group of infantrymen from the 1st Cavalry Division jump from a Bell UH-1 Iroquois, also known as a "Huey", as they begin a reconnaissance mission in The updated helicopter had a larger ramp, self-sealing fuel tanks, and guns. Vietnam Helicopter History CD-ROM This is a outstanding CD with information on Vietnam Helicopters, Helicopter Crews and the missions that they took part in. B M. . 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Shortly thereafter, the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) began deploying to Camp Radcliff, An Khe, Vietnam, in the Central Highlands and was equipped with the new M16 rifle, the UH-1 troop carrier helicopter, the AH-1 attack helicopter, the CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopter, and the massive CH-54 Skycrane cargo helicopter. Army helicopters pour machine gun fire into a tree line to cover the advance of South Vietnamese ground troops in an attack on a Viet Cong camp 18 miles north of Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, in March of 1965. The Bn had three companies of CH-47 aircraft. , a half-mile from the U. Apr 22, 2015 · Vietnam: The Real War – in pictures. military during the Vietnam War in the '60s and '70s were remarkably young, between the ages of 18 and 25. SN 64-13881 Build as a 64 D model and later rebuild to an H Re-used in German Air Force Has some Vietnam time. HMM-263 Group Photo 1970. Brown Water Navy) in South Vietnam. A book that my brother Jim had read and recommended that might understand a bit of what that experience was like was the following: Let a Soldier Die written by Gary Holland. “1st Platoon pictures”. It was unable to Photograph by Carl Gernazio. 27, 2021. The South Vietnamese operated 861 UH-1s; helicopters totaled more than 40 percent of RVN aircraft. BUNKER HILL, Ind. Adopted by the U. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade, was stationed at a compound in Phu Tai, west of the coastal city of Qui Nhon, Vietnam Boot Camp, Camp Pendleton, Okinawa, & Phillipines Family DayI'm a MARINE now!Richard Ross joined with meLina Co ITRITR Camp Pendelton WOW! I found the CoverMachine Gun SchoolJim Cooper, Me, & Ken BurkittMy mom's 3 MarinesKen and I going to ChurchGreen SkiviesJunck on Bumk1st Airplane RideHeaded. Marion Sturkey, a Marine Corps helicopter pilot, deployed to Vietnam in May 1966. 808x606 reconstitution du vietnam 8 Wallpaper ForWallpapercom. February 27, 2016: "The Wall That Heals" Flights and Display - Willows, CA. Marines liked it enough to adopt it as the SeaCobra. Search from Vietnam Helicopter Photos stock photos, pictures and royalty-free images from iStock. : Blues-unk. troops from the 1st Infantry Division. Some history available. For a larger picture of any of the photographs below, please click on the image. pdf Please note that it continues to be a work in progress and is scheduled to be complete by the end of Vintage Bell UH1helicopter Vintage Bell UH1 'Huey' helicopter vietnam helicopter photos stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images. 62 mm minigun, visible below the nose in this picture. It is concidered the last combat action of the Vietnam War. Army rifle squad from the Blue Team of the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry exiting from a Bell UH-1D Huey helicopter in Vietnam. C. 1 / 4. He described different types of missions and flying formations as well as the role of the First Di An, Vietnam, July 30, 1969: National security adviser Henry Kissinger waits as President Richard M. Larry Burrows/Life Pictures/Shutterstock Feb 09, 2020 · Five Vietnam War photojournalists died when their helicopter was shot down in 1971. Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division jump from a UH-1 Huey helicopter into a Landing Zone (LZ) during an air assault in Vietnam's central highlands. The next 7 years and 9 months were filled with no finer examples of dedication, professionalism and heroic acts. Author: History. Incensing Work Photo. com is the biggest database of aviation photographs with over 4 million screened photos online! Vietnam Central Highlands Helicopter Operations Photo taken Dec 22/23, 1962 at 81st Helicopter Maintenance Area at Pleiku Airfield in the Central Highlands later to become Holloway Army Airfield. Yes, the pilot said, welcome aboard, but on one condition. 00. (AP Photo/Horst Faas) All 170 4x6 real photos available to you for only 9. Many of the young men that I am in search of a photo USMC Lcpl Paul L. The attack helicopter - embodied by the HueyCobra, was also used for the first timein warfare. He was from Cornwell Hieghts PA and attended Belsalem High School. Vietnam Helicopter Piolots Assoc. The Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association and Acclaim Press are pleased to present the VHPA 2020 Calendar—scheduled for release in May 2019 in time for the annual VHPA Reunion in Kansas City, Missouri. 68. Ca Mau Province, Vietnam. Courtney Verrill. According to former SSGT Tom Gill, LZ Betty April 70 to March of 71, after most of the American units had left the LZ the ARVN`s changed the name to LZ Bonson. All 174th Helicopter Tail Numbers. Vietnam War Helicopter US Army PHOTO Huey Soldiers Battle of Ia Drang LZ Xray 65. Located in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam, An Khe was a small village on the banks of the Song Be River. Annoucements and New Items, Scroll and click on interest items. This one has the TAT-102 turret which house a single 7. Nov 10, 2016 · Skip to main content. Sep 08, 2020 · The helicopter was headed towards an ill-fated battle in the Vietnam War. Updated March 22, 2012. Photographers with The Associated Press were responsible for many, if not most, of the Oct 11, 2012 · in Helicopter Valley, in July 1966 . Hundreds of Map locations for firebases New, December, 2020. Bradley's crew drove in a bus on the streets of Saigon for more than four hours, unable to find a way out or Two Army soldiers watch a wave of Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopters during the Vietnam War, ca. The U. In this April 29, 1975 Find the perfect vietnam war 1968 helicopter stock photo. LEFT: My first flight in a UH-1 Huey. Avn Gp, 1st Avn Bde install a fiberglass pesticide sprayer on a UH-1D helicopter. However, the Marines requested several modifications to the standard B/C model. com is the biggest database of aviation photographs with over 4 million screened photos online! Aug 14, 2021 · Marine Corps Helicopter Assault: Vietnam: A Photo Gallery (U. Army helicopter names in Vietnam / John Brennan. of the Vietnam historians, past and present, in the Histories Section, History and Strother of the Center's former Still Photo Depository, now a part Jul 10, 2015 · Staying Awake (April 6, 1968), by Richard Dieterle. Location: An Thiot, Vietnam. 1st Aviation BGD. Army helicopters pour machine-gun fire into the tree line to cover the advance of South 2 days ago · Photo provided. to NAMOkinawaCloudsCamp SchwabView at the Club1 arm Banditthe GANG Jim… 2 days ago · Photo provided. For some involved in the mission, the story isn't over. 69. SPONSORED. In fact, many of the photos and videos Aug 26, 2010 · July 15, 1966 An American CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, downed by enemy ground forces during Operation Hastings south of the demilitarized zone between North and South Vietnam, The helicopter crashed and exploded on a hill, killing one crew member and 12 Marines. A/C hit the water and caught on fire. Members of the 121st Avn Co, 13th Bn, 164th. All Orientations. This is his photo from boot camp. 23. 03, 1966 - The War in Vietnam - U. Lee Ermey answers a question from Don of Gresham, Oregon who wants to south vietnam bell uh-1 at the independence palace, ho chi minh city, vietnam - huey helicopter vietnam stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images S rush for the "Huey Slick" helicopter which carries supplies for the field at Fire Support Base Delta in Laos. Army photo. Oct 19, 2017 · Vietnam War: Escalation and Withdrawal, 1968-1975. BN CONTROLLERS. More from This Artist Jan 27, 2016 · More fondly known as the “Huey,” this helicopter is a Bell aircraft with a single turboshaft engine and two-bladed main and tail rotors. On the morning of March 16, 1968, soldiers of Charlie Company, a unit of the Americal Division's 11th Infantry Brigade arrived in the hamlet of My Lai in the northern part of South Vietnam. 24 through Nov. Duxford England May 2021 Vertical shot of the Huey helicopter, famous after the vietnam war. In this April 29, 1975 file photo, a helicopter lifts off from the U. The Huey originated from a 1955 U. These are just a few of the many photos that I took while in Vietnam. July 20, 2013. Navy. Most of outposts subsist only from supplies flown in by helicopter. Its top speed of 170 knots (196 mph, 315 km/h) is faster than contemporary utility and attack helicopters of the 1960s. In January 1966,Associated Press war photographer Henri Huet was on assignment in An Thi, in Vietnam, when he came across a young, wounded Army medic Feb 17, 2015 · Inside the Army's CH-47F Chinook helicopter (pictures) The latest mainstream generation of the Chinook helicopter is the CH-47F, which features major upgrades, including fully digitized flight 161st Assault Helicopter Company "Pelicans, Scorpions and Road Runners "162nd Assault Helicopter Company Can Tho, Vietnam "Vultures and Copperheads" 170th Assault Helicopter Company Camp Holloway / Kontum, Vietnam "Bikini and Buccaneers" 175th Aviation Company (AML) Vinh Long, Vietnam Chinook helicopter 64-13151 "Stump Jumper" in the Republic of Vietnam. Of all things, we were doing an aerial radiation survey. Introduction Armament Body Armor Crews Missions and Loads Specifications Awards History Photo Gallery Vietnam UH-1H “Huey” Helicopter From 1965 to 1973, the Bell UH-1, officially named “Iroquois” was the most common utility helicopter used in Vietnam. Included are scenes of broad combat operations, vehicles and equipment, medical care, and interactions with Vietnamese civilians. Photo Gallery - John Novak. struggles through elephant grass and the rotor wash of an American evacuation helicopter as he helps GIs carry a wounded soldier on a stretcher from the "The 'Huey' UH-1 helicopter is one of the iconic images of the Vietnam War. com is the biggest database of aviation photographs with over 4 million screened photos online! 18 hours ago · The Vietnam-era helicopters originated with the U. April 24, 2019 9:31am. ) We are a non-profit veteran organization filed under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service. Jun 20, 2021 · Vietnam Medical Battalion Vets Get Flight on Huey Helicopter. Vietnamese soldiers man observation posts such as these in mountainous area south of 17th parallel, the frontier between North and South Vietnam. Vietnam War U. , . Helicopter Units and losses in the Vietnam War. A machine gunner scans for hostiles while his helicopter is on patrol over the Mekong Delta. Vinh Long Motor Pool 1966. Marines Are Landed By Helicopters Photo Shows: These helicopters waste little time in US Army troops on the move in South Vietnam during OPERATION JUNCTION CITY. Sep 04, 2015 · The Bell UH-1 Huey Gunship – Amazing Pictures and Assault Videos. Walt. Photo restoration by John Sisson. 15% Off with code ZAZPARTYPLAN. Once there, you will be able to click on any of the individual photos to view their descriptions and view that photo in a larger frame. In fact, many of the photos and videos Aug 25, 2021 · This helicopter flown by pilot Tran Ngoc Bich and his crew from Feb 1959 to March 1969. I will ship out the same business day or Next business day. Tim Page photographed a U. Apr 23, 2012 · In the two photos at the top of the story, of the 5th CH-46 lost that day, 13 Marines died. Vietnam Helicopter Pilots: Angels in The Sky By Dan Doyle For Vietnam veterans, there is a particular sound from our war that remains with us to this day: the distinctive “wop-wop-wop” of helicopter blades in the distance, coming to get our wounded, to provide aerial gun support, or to get us out of the hells we were in. A few Americans chose not to be evacuated. Back in 1975, photographer Hubert van Es snapped a now-iconic picture of people scrambling into a helicopter on a rooftop in Saigon, at the close of the Vietnam War Vietnam 1960 era Sikorsky Helicopter Twill Patch. More from This Artist Similar Designs. Aug 14, 2020 · Helicopter pilot in iconic Vietnam photo says full story still unfolding. Zeno, Zeno Aug 25, 2021 · This helicopter flown by pilot Tran Ngoc Bich and his crew from Feb 1959 to March 1969. Suite 117. Army in the early 1960s, the Huey was the aerial workhorse of the U. Vietnam Helicopters South (VNH South). Army, is the huge Sky Crane CH-54A helicopter which can lift tremendous loads. See more ideas about vietnam war, vietnam, helicopter. The approximate photo count will likely be around 295. They were on a “search and destroy” mission to root out 48th Viet Cong AERIAL WEAPONRY. Group of infantrymen from the 1st Cavalry Division jump from a Bell UH-1 Iroquois, also known as a "Huey", as they begin a reconnaissance mission inVietnam War: The Early Years, 1965-1967. Apr 23, 2019 · April 24, 2019 9:31am. Nicknamed the “banana”, this multi-role helicopter was designed to operate in all types of weather and can perform well in environments with temperatures as low as -54 degrees Aug 15, 2021 · American military helicopters have been filmed evacuating US embassy staff in Kabul, with multiple aircraft shuttling to and from the compound. Vietnam Triple Deuce. In fact, many of the photos and videos 1 day ago · A restored Vietnam era Huey helicopter from Liberty War Bird Association, lands just outside the the fence at the stadium at Manheim Township High School Friday, Aug. Allen "The Helicopter", 1996 of the 192nd Assault Helicopter Company, Vietnam 1967-1971 NEW! 192nd Assault Helicopter Company Association NEW! Click here to go to Bill Cope's 192 AHC Web Site Jim's (Polecat 356's) memoirs of Vietnam Photos from the 1999 VHPA Reunion More Photos! Then and now If you were in the 192 AHC but are not on our rosters, please tell me! 15 haunting photos of the Vietnam War taken by a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer. Capi Lynn. The UH-1 was the first turbine-powered helicopter A CIA employee (probably O. Find the perfect vietnam war 1968 helicopter stock photo. The three veterans on the right are posed as in the Three Soldiers statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D. “Guns pictures”. Apr 27, 2015 · 35 Photos. Battleship Cove, home of the world's largest and most diverse collection of historic naval ships, is proud to 195th Assault Helicopter Co Attached to CCS SOA SOG 1969-1970 . Jul 28, 2021 · The Korean War witnessed a much wider usage of helicopters, most famously with the H-13 and its role in the medical evacuation of wounded personnel to field hospitals, but in minor troop insertions and in a limited reconnaissance role, as well. Almost a year later, in May 1968, the commander of F Company (LRP), 58th Infantry was in a C & C helicopter, circling above a team and controlling a pair of Marine F-4 Phantoms in an air strike on enemy troops spotted by the team. The RAN contingents served with the Americans till 1971. Said art, as Stackpole editor Chris Evans puts it, is “funny, dark, sexy, and even downright strange. They trace the policies and decisions made by the architects of the conflict and help untangle why the United States became involved in Flying his model UH-1H Huey helicopter near Quang Tri to observe the three-day-old invasion by the NVA, Army Lieutenant Byron Kulland answered the call as "Blue Ghost 39," his official title while in the air. 95 Walt Whitman Poster Photo American Poet Posters Photos 11x14 16x20 or 20x24 2 days ago · Photo provided. 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