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Pleiku, Communications center underconstruction

Pleiku, Communications center underconstruction

Feb 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- A flowered arm sling is worn by a wounded U.S Marine in this makeshift communications center. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Feb 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- A flowered arm sling is worn by a wounded U.S Marine in this makeshift communications center. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

The top of Hon Cong Mountain was a communications center of the 1st Cav. but was an excellent observation outpost for the camp and surrounding landscape. No wonder the enemy wanted to knock it out.

The top of Hon Cong Mountain was a communications center of the 1st Cav. but was an excellent observation outpost for the camp and surrounding landscape. No wonder the enemy wanted to knock it out.

22 Nov 1967, Near Dak To, South Vietnam --- Dak To, South Vietnam: Members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, many wounded during the bitter siege of Hill 875, huddle together here, wary of sniper fire, as they wait for evacuation helicopters. Reinforced American troops seized most of the strategic Hill 875 and dug in within hand grenade range of North Vietnamese fortress at the top. Fighting in the Central Highlands has been the fiercest in the Vietnam conflict.

22 Nov 1967, Near Dak To, South Vietnam --- Dak To, South Vietnam: Members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, many wounded during the bitter siege of Hill 875, huddle together here, wary of sniper fire, as they wait for evacuation helicopters. Reinforced American troops seized most of the strategic Hill 875 and dug in within hand grenade range of North Vietnamese fortress at the top. Fighting in the Central Highlands has been the fiercest in the Vietnam conflict.

U.S. Anti War demonstrations in Central Park, NYC, 1967. Middle class factions had come to believe the Vietnam War was a mistake. Some believed it was an unjustified and immoral intervention in the internal affairs of another country. Young men who faced conscription and concerned parents became increasingly engaged and many joined the antiwar movement.

U.S. Anti War demonstrations in Central Park, NYC, 1967. Middle class factions had come to believe the Vietnam War was a mistake. Some believed it was an unjustified and immoral intervention in the internal affairs of another country. Young men who faced conscription and concerned parents became increasingly engaged and many joined the antiwar movement.

South Vietnam. Hue, 17 Feb 1968. U.S. Marines guarding Viet Cong prisoners captured during battle for Hue. The prisoners are to be kept at a detention area.

South Vietnam. Hue, 17 Feb 1968. U.S. Marines guarding Viet Cong prisoners captured during battle for Hue. The prisoners are to be kept at a detention area.

https://flic.kr/p/6EXEJZ | U1583836 | 17 Feb 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- Battle-weary Leathernecks take a bread during house-to-house combat here. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

https://flic.kr/p/6EXEJZ | U1583836 | 17 Feb 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- Battle-weary Leathernecks take a bread during house-to-house combat here. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

04 Apr 1968, Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- 4/4/1968-Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam- First cavalry men, many with head wounds, wait to be evacuated from a hilltop along route #9, during their advance toward Khe Sanh. They are shown close-up, smoking.

04 Apr 1968, Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- 4/4/1968-Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam- First cavalry men, many with head wounds, wait to be evacuated from a hilltop along route #9, during their advance toward Khe Sanh. They are shown close-up, smoking.

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