Vietnam War Photos
Helping to Tell the Story of our Heroes




Marines Arriving at Da Nang:
Marines arrive by landing craft at Da Nang,
where U.S. forces were stationed to mobilize against Viet Cong guerrillas.
(Photo Credit: Bettmann/CORBIS)





Members of U.S. Navy SEAL Team One move down Bassac River
in a SEAL Team assault boat, November 19, 1967
ARC Identifier: 532483




Operation "Oregon," a search and destroy mission conducted by infantry platoon of Troop B.
An infantryman is lowered into a tunnel by members of
the reconnaissance platoon, April 24, 1967
ARC Identifier: 530613




Soldiers carry a wounded comrade through a swampy area, 1969
ARC Identifier: 531457




Front View of the Navy PACV :
The Navy's Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle (PACV)
was introduced during the Vietnam War.
It was used for assault missions, search and rescue,
high-speed troop transportation and logistic support
(Photo Credit: Bettmann/CORBIS)




"Home is where you dig" was the sign over a fighting bunker, 1968
ARC Identifier: 532482




Marines of Company H walk through a punji-staked gully, January 28, 1966
ARC Identifier: 532439



Searching the Tunnels:
Two U.S. Marines search tunnels for signs of Viet Cong activity near Da Nang.
The Viet Cong had an extensive network of underground tunnels
that they used to launch attacks against U.S. forces.
(Photo Credit: Bettmann/CORBIS)





Wet going - A Marine keeps a battery pack dry as he wades through a muddy hole
while on a search mission

ARC Identifier: 532464





Marines riding atop an M-48 tank, covering their ears, April 3, 1968
ARC Identifier: 532483




Firing Rockets at Viet Cong Position:
U.S. Navy rockets flash from beneath the wings of a Phantom F4B
during an attack on a Viet Cong position.
(Photo Credit: Bettmann/CORBIS)




Navy Helicopter in Vietnam:
On January 1968, sighting the enemy,
the door gunner aboard a Huey helicopter
opens fire on a target below in the Mekong Delta.
(Photo Credit: Bettmann/CORBIS)




Operation "Yellowstone" Vietnam. Following a hard day, a few members of Company A
gather around a guitar and play a few songs, January 18, 1968
ARC Identifier: 530617




Soldiers Pray with Army Chaplain:
Soldiers pray with the army chaplain on the front lines of the Vietnam War.
(Photo Credit: Europress/Sygma/Corbis).