series: Burning village

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached 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 they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here the dead soldier is being loaded into Huey helicopter Medevac.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached the village of Lieu An the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before they had been in a firefight at the village. As they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here a soldier fires an M-79 grenade launcher into the village.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

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Nguyen Xuan Me on the burning thatch roof of a house is handed a bucket of water by an old woman. The house had been set afire by troopers from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. The soldiers set fire to the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before the soldiers 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.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

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Nguyen Thi Thanh walks aways as a trooper from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, sets fire to her home in a village on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before the soldiers 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.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

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Nguyen Thi Hoai (left) and her daughter Lam Thi Tho photographed in the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son Plain in Vietnam's central lowlands in 2005. Hoai holds a picture of her taken in 1967 holding Tho in her arms while soldiers from the 1st Cavalry burned the village.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: /2005

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Two Vietnamese women and Nguyen Xuan Me throw dirt on a house that had been set afire by troopers from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. The soldiers set fire to their homes in the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before the soldiers had been in a fire fight at the village. As the soldiers approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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Nguyen Van Sic, born in 1939, holds a picture of his mother (foreground) as she tried vainly to douse flames burning their house. Sic says that days after troops from the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division during Operation Pershing burned his home in the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son Plain of Vietnam he joined the Viet Cong. Here he's seen in his old uniform.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: /

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalary Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached a village on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before they had been in a firefight at the village. As they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here one of the wounded is being loaded into a UH-1 Huey helicopter Medevac.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached a village on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before they had been in a firefight at the village. As they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here the dead soldier is being loaded into Huey helicopter Medevac.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached a village on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before they had been in a firefight at the village. As they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here the dead soldier is being loaded into Huey helicopter Medevac.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached a village on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before they had been in a firefight at the village. As they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here the dead soldier is being loaded into Huey helicopter Medevac.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, approached 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 they approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed. Here the dead soldier is being loaded into Huey helicopter Medevac.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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Nguyen Thi Hoai, 26, holds her two-year-old daughter, Lam Thi Tho, as men from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment,1st Cavalry Division, set fire to their village, Lieu An, on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before there had been a firefight at the village. As the soldiers approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 0/1967

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Two Vietnamese women and Nguyen Xuan Me throw dirt on a house that had been set afire by troopers from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. The soldiers set fire to their homes in the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before the soldiers had been in a fire fight at the village. As the soldiers approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

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A Vietnamese woman throws dirt on a house that had been set afire by troopers from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. The soldiers set fire to the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before the soldiers 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.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

 
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