Wounded Jeremiah Purdie (C) being led past stricken comrades during the fierce firefight for control of Hill 484 just south of the DMZ during the Vietnam War.
January 01, 1966 License
The second wave of combat helicopters of the 1st Air Cavalry Division fly over an RTO and his commander on an isolated landing zone during Operation Pershing, a search and destroy mission on the Bong Son Plain and An Lao Valley of...More
January 03, 1967 License
A group of hippies taunting policemen during the trial of the Chicago Seven, a group of radicals arrested during the protests against the Vietnam war at the Democratic National Convention.
January 01, 1968 License
For his dramatic photographs of the Vietnam War, United Press International staff photographer David Kennerly won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. This 1971 photo from Kennerly's award-winning portfolio shows an...More
January 01, 1900 License
Grieving widow crying over plastic bag containing remains of husband recently found in mass grave of civilians killed by the Viet Cong during the Tet offensive, Feb., 1968.
April 01, 1969 License
Weary American Marines of 7th Regiment catch some sleep in an Amtrak following intense fighting in the area around Cape Batangan during the Vietnam War.
November 01, 1965 License
President Gerald R Ford reacts during meeting with the National Security Council in the Cabinet Room of the White House after he was briefed on how the evacuation of Americans out of Saigon was going, Washington DC, between 4:45 an...More
April 24, 1975 License
3/24/1975- Da Nang, South Vietnam-
March 24, 1975 License
As a protest against the Ngo Dinh Diem government's anti-Buddhist policies, a young Buddhist monk performs a ritual suicide, by self immolation, in the central market square of Saigon.
October 05, 1963 License
The family of Major Wesley D. Schierman, USAF, from Spokane, Washington, embrace him as he exits a plane at Travis Air Force Base. Schierman had been a POW since his F-105 jet was shot down over North Vietnam on August 28, 1965.
February 16, 1973 License
Fleeing Americans board a U.S. Marine helicopter at Tan Son Nhut Airbase in Saigon April 1975. American involvement in the Vietnam War came to an end when troops from communist North Vietnam invaded Saigon, the capital of the Republic...More
April 15, 1975 License
South Vietnamese soldier crouched next to badly bleeding woman while awaiting medical aid during an attack by the Viet Cong.
9/13/1965- Qui Nhon, South Vietnam - Guitar slung over his shoulder, a trooper of the United States 1st Calvalry walks ashore from a landing craft. More than 2,500 Cavalrymen arrived here 9/13, bringing the total of the Army's First...More
September 13, 1965 License
In this Pulitzer Prize winning photo, A Vietnamese mother and her children wade across a river, fleeing a bombing raid on Qui Nhon by United States aircraft. The raid was organized to knock out Viet Cong snipers in the village who were...More
September 07, 1965 License
May 1975, South Vietnam, A South Vietnamese helicopter is pushed over the side of an American ship to make way for other helicopters to have room to land in the hasty evacuation at the end of the war
May 01, 1975 License
Marine chaplain Eli Tavesian giving communion to marine Louis A Loya, at Forward Command Post in Hue, Vietnam.
A child wearing an army helmet carries a younger infant on his back. On April 29, 1975, American forces withdrew from Saigon, leaving the noncommunist capital to fall to North Vietnamese tanks.
Mary Ann Vecchio screams as she kneels over the body of fellow student Jeffrey Miller during an anti-war demonstration at Kent State University, Ohio, May 4, 1970. Four students were killed when Ohio National Guard troops fired at some...More
May 04, 1970 License
US troops take cover from the Vietcong in a trench on Hill Timothy, during the Vietnam War.
April 11, 1968 License
South Vietnamese babies on a flight from Saigon to the USA (probably San Francisco) during Operation Babylift, the mass evacuation of children from South Vietnam at the end of the Vietnam War, from 3rd to 26th April 1975.
April 01, 1975 License
President Gerald R Ford after meeting with Deputy National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft, US Ambassador to South Vietnam Graham Martin, Army Chief of Staff General Frederick Weyand, Ford, and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in...More
March 25, 1975 License
American F-100 firing Bullpup missile at target during Vietnam war air mission.
Bayonet-wielding S. Vietnamese paratrooper threatening captured Vietcong suspect during interrogation.
August 01, 1962 License
An American marine weeping in Vietnam.
February 19, 1968 License
A CIA employee (probably O.B. Harnage) helps Vietnamese evacuees onto an Air America helicopter from the top of 22 Gia Long Street, a half mile from the U.S. Embassy.
April 29, 1975 License
South Vietnamese soldiers wading into canal to put equipment in boats to lure Vietcong guerrillas from nearby flooded paddies during Vietnam War.
January 01, 1962 License
US soldiers, one wounded and being carried by a colleague, walking down Hill Timothy, during the conflict in Vietnam.
Blindfolded Vietnamese prisoners of war, Vietnam, 1975.
January 01, 1975 License
Hanoi residents waiting for all-clear siren in sidewalk manhole shelters during air-raid alert.
January 01, 1967 License
2nd Lieutenant Franc Barringer sitting on his bed in camp in Vietnam.
October 25, 1968 License
Cover of LIFE magazine dated w. headline Vietnam: A Searching Assessment w. photo of jet fighters in air by Larry Burrows.
February 25, 1966 License
A human skull keeps watch over US soldiers encamped in the Vietnamese jungle during the Vietnam War.
A 10-year old paraplegic Lau Nguyen, wounded during the Vietnam War returning home after 3 years of medical treatment in the US which was arranged by COR (Committee of Responsibility).
January 01, 1970 License
Portrait of US Marine Phillip Wilson as he fords a waist-deep river with a rocket launcher over his shoulder during fighting near the DMZ during the Vietnam War, October 1966.
October 01, 1966 License
Wounded Marines ride on top of a converted tank used as a make-shift ambulance during the battle to recapture the city of Hue during the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam War, Hue, Vietnam, 15th February 1968. The wounded man in the...More
February 15, 1968 License
Group of civilian women and children rounded up to be killed by US Army during massacre of village while in pursuit of Vietcong militia, as per order of Lieut. Wm. Calley Jr. (later court-martialed), later known as the Vietnam War's...More
March 16, 1968 License
Marine lance corporal James C. Farley crying in office over death of fellow soldiers during Vietnam War, Vietnam, March 31, 1965.
March 31, 1965 License
Wounded, dazed looking American soldier somewhere near the DMZ during the height of the Vietnam War.
January 01, 1969 License
Helicopter crew chief James C. Farley (L) w. jammed machine gun shouting to crew as wounded pilot James E. Magel (1940 - 1965) lies dying beside him, Vietnam, March 31, 1965.
US Army Special Forces Capt. Vernon Gillespie contacting his base camp by radio while Vietnamese soldiers burn down a Vietcong hideout.
January 01, 1964 License