|A trooper with an M-60 machine gun on his shoulder stands in front of a burning village. Soldiers from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, set fire to the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before they had been in a firefight at the village. As the soldiers approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed.