Category: 60s

🇺🇸 Marines of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 4th …

🇺🇸 Marines of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment take to the water as they move to join up with other elements of their battalion. Operation Hastings, Dong Ha, Vietnam. Hastings was launched #onthisday in 1966 and was successful in it’s objective to push NVA forces back across the DMZ. The US 3rd Marine Division supported by the ARVN 1st Infantry Division engaged the 324B NVA Division. The Marines had 126 men KIA, ARVN lost 21 KIA. NVA losses were estimated at 700 KIA, 17 captured. [Photo source: The National Archives / ID: NAID 532443] #history #vietnamwar #marines #usmc #nam #1966 #60s #usa #vietnam

🔥Zippo Mission, Vietnam War. #war #history #v…

🔥Zippo Mission, Vietnam War. #war #history #vietnamwar #nam #60s #1960s #usa #america #vintage #zippo

🇺🇸 US Army tunnel rat Melvin Sherrell, KIA i…

🇺🇸 US Army tunnel rat Melvin Sherrell, KIA in South Vietnam on December 13, 1966. #war #history #vintage #vietnamwar #nam #1960s #60s #1966 #gun #guns #usarmy #army #usa #america

🇺🇸 USMC LCpl William G. Cox emerging from a …

🇺🇸 USMC LCpl William G. Cox emerging from a Viet Cong tunnel discovered on the Batangan Peninsula, Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam. When mapped, it was over 158 yards long and two levels deep. #war #history #vietnamwar #nam #usa #america #60s #1960s #pistol #gun #guns #vintage #warhistory #military #marines #usmc

Getting very “short,” a 1st Air Cav trooper ne…

Getting very “short,” a 1st Air Cav trooper near Bong Son keeps close track of his last remaining days in Vietnam [SPC5 Frank Moffitt/U.S. Army/National Archives]. #war #history #vietnamwar #nam #usa #america #vintage #60s #1960s

🇺🇸US F-4C Phantom jet streaming contrails fr…

🇺🇸US F-4C Phantom jet streaming contrails from wingtips while regaining altitude after bombing small village known to be a Vietcong stronghold during Vietnam War. [Associated Press] #war #history #vietnamwar #nam #1960s #60s #vintage

🇺🇸 Vietnam, December, 1968. #war #history #vietnamwar #nam…

🇺🇸 Vietnam, December, 1968.

#war #history #vietnamwar #nam #usa #gun #guns #vintage #1960s #1968 #60s

🇺🇸 American infantrymen crowd into a mud-filled bomb crater and…

🇺🇸 American infantrymen crowd into a mud-filled bomb crater and look up at tall jungle trees seeking out Viet Cong snipers firing at them during a battle in Phuoc Vinh, north-Northeast of Saigon… #war #history #usa #america #vietnamwar #vintage #60s #nam #gun #guns #usarmy

🇺🇸1st Cav. LRRP with cache of Viet Cong weapons, 1967. #war…

🇺🇸1st Cav. LRRP with cache of Viet Cong weapons, 1967. #war #history #vietnamwar #gun #guns #usarmy #army usa #america #vintage #1967 #60s #1960s

Tanks of the 1/69th Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division at LZ…

Tanks of the 1/69th Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division at LZ Oasis, southwest of Pleiku, South Vietnam, January, 1969. #usa #usarmy #army #tank #tanks #vietnamwar #history #war #1960s #60s #1969