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The Vietnam War: Library Resources for Research

soldiers in the Vietnam war with casualty on the ground

Photo by Pfc. L. Paul Epley, 1966  National Archives    PD
Title: "SP4 Ruediger Richter (Columbus, Georgia), 4th Bn., 503 Inf., 173 Abn Bde (Separate), lifts his battle weary eyes to the heavens, as if to ask why? SGT. Daniel E. Spencer (Bend, Oregon) stares down at their fallen comrade. The day's battle ended, they silently await the helicopter which will evacuate their comrade from the jungle covered hills in Long Khanh Province."

soldiers wading through a river in vietnam
SP4 Orman Osborn carrying M-60 machine gun across a stream, 1st Inf. Div., Vietnam, 1968               PD
United States Army Heritage and Education Center - RG124S-S.L.A Marshall Coll. .451 Box 5, file, digital record

ho chi minh as a young man
Nguyen Ai Quoc (Ho Chi Minh) speaking at the foundational congress of the French Communist Party, Tours, December 1920
Photographer unknown. National Archives    

johnson and mcnamara at a meeting . mcnamara hiding behind his hand
President Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara at a cabinet meeting, February 7, 1968
National Archives, Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum

vietnamese citizens and american GI's

Photograph 127-N-A185432; Marines on Patrol Duty in Vietnam; ca. 1965; General Photograph File of the U.S. Marine Corps, 1927 - 1981; Records of the U.S. Marine Corps, Record Group 127; National Archives   PD

vietnam, 1969, Gi's children and a priest
Vietnam, 1969. Photo by Pfc. Glenn Shields, 18th Engineer Brigade. Private Collection