When Senator Edward Kennedy declared, Iraq is George Bush's Vietnam, everyone understood. The Vietnam War has become the touchstone for U.S. military misadventures-a war lost on the home front althoug

All about The Vietnam War: A Graphic History by Dwight Jon Zimmerman. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers

U1585375-21 | Flickr - Photo Sharing! 01 Mar 1968, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- U.S. Marine seated listening to his radio equipment during a lull in shelling. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

01 Mar Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- U. Marine seated listening to his radio equipment during a lull in shelling. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

U.S. Marines dig with their hands through brick rubble burying PFC Thomas A. Zwetow who was standing on a tower of the citadel when it was hit by communist artillery. He was trapped for six hours before Marines returned to the site and saw his hand sticking out from under the stones. It took twenty minutes to extricate him.

Marines dig with their hands through brick rubble burying PFC Thomas A…

05 Feb 1968, Hue - A U.S. Marine aims a recoiled rifle at a target in Hue during the Tet offensive of 1968. ~ Vietnam War

05 Feb Hue - A U. soldier is focusing on his target with the viewfinder of his recoiless rifle while sitting on a truckbed. The soldier is wearing earplugs to protect his hearing at least when the gun goes off.

USMC Units in Vietnam 1st Tanks | usmc vietnam tankers association service marine corps unit name 1st

USMC Units in Vietnam 1st Tanks | usmc vietnam tankers association service marine corps unit name 1st

US Marine of the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 1969 ~ Vietnam War

Marine of the Battalion, Marines, 1969 ~ Vietnam War Welcome to the jungle, dude.

Silencer to a M-16, Rangers in Quang Tri Province - Vietnam War.  #VietnamMemories

Silencer fitted to a Rangers in Quang Tri Province - Vietnam War.

MWD Vietnam

These loyal canine war heroes deserve so much more from the US govt. Today we have several rescue organizations that help bring them home, often placing them with their former handlers.

USMC looking at the photos in French magazine Match, in Hue City, 1968 ~ Vietnam War

I think these marines are looking in a magazine because they are bored also to keep there morale up. It also looks like they are in a camp waiting for orders so they look in the magazine to pass time.

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