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Reaching for Rescue, Vietnam. 1968

 

Soldiers comfort each other during the Korean war in the early 1950’s

 

The 1913 Gettysburg reunion of 53,407 American Civil War vetererns of the Battle of Gettysburg’s 50th anniversary shake hands

 

Two Civil War veterans from both sides shake hands at Gettysburg – 1913

 

Out of the approx. 750,000 soldiers that fought for the South, these were the last three surviving Confederate Civil War veterans. Photo taken in 1951

 

Harlem Hellfighters – Soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment, (15th N.Y. National Guard Regiment) who won the Croix de Guerre for gallantry in action, WWI -1919

 

American soldiers returning from WWI on the USS Agamemnon, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1918

 

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses paratroopers on June 5th, the night before D-Day, WWII, 1944

 

 

American Paratroopers about to jump into Normandy, June 6 1944

 

Troops in an LCVP landing craft approaching Omaha Beach, Normandy, FR. D-Day; June 6th, 1944

 

D-Day June 6, 1944

 

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 6, 1944

 

 

Soldier struggling to survive the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944

 

American soldier taking down a sign from a street named after Adolf Hitler in 1945

 

American soldier standing in the rubble of The Mounument to the Battle of the Nations near Leipzig Germany, 1945

 

African American soldier looks pleased to guard captured Nazi German soldiers. April 1945

 

Wounded Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jeremiah Purdie moves to comfort a stricken comrade after a fierce firefight for Hill 484 during the Vietnam War, 1966

 

The morning after a long night awaiting a Viet Cong ambush that never came. 40 miles East of Saigon, Vietnam, 1965

 

Hovering U.S. Army helicopters pour machine gun fire into the 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, Vietnam, northwest of Saigon near the Cambodian border. March 1965

 

Khe Sanh, Vietnam, 1968

 

Pinned down by gun fire, a U.S. medic looks over a wounded comrade, Phu Loi, South Vietnam, 1966

 

Fallen soldier being raised to helicopter in Vietnam War 1966

 

Newly freed prisoners of war celebrate as their C-141A aircraft lifts off from Hanoi, North Vietnam, on Feb. 12, 1973, during Operation Homecoming

 

PFC Kyle Hockenberry who lost both legs and his left arm in an IED explosion

 

Fallen Soldiers Returning Home

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