unit: 1st Cav

133 record(s) found

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An older sergeant, fatigued from a run across open field, ignored advice to stay down because of snipers and was shot in head. Here he lies on a paddy dike moments after he was hit. The civilian photographer who took the photo, Robert Hodierne, did the first aid work.

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 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: /

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An officer of the 1st Cavalry Division calls for a Medevac helicopter for two wounded by sniper fire in the Central lowlands of Vietnam.

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 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: 0/

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Troopers with the 1st Cavalry Division return fire with an M-60 machine gun during a firefight in the central lowlands of Vietnam.

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 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: 0/

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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.

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 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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A pair of women Viet Cong prisoners in a holding cage at An Khe. The POWs were said to be entertainers, a kind of VC USO troupe. They were photographed Sept.14, 1966. They had been captured by soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Divsion.

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 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: 9/1966

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A North Vietnamese Army battalion commander was captured by 1st Cavalry Div. (1st Cav.) soldiers during a 1967 firefight in Vietnam's central highlands. That night the POW escaped.

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 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: /1967

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Under withering North Vietnamese Army (NVA) fire, Staff Sgt. Joe Musial cuts M-79 grenade ammunition off the body of a soldier killed in the opening salvo of an ambush.The fight took place on the Bong Son plain of Vietnam's central lowlands on Feb. 14, 1967. Musial, known to all as Sgt. Rock, was part of D Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division.

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 1st Cav    Series: Valentine's Day
   Date: 2/1967

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Freelance photographer Robert Hodierne takes pictures of Staff Sgt. Joe Musial during a North Vietnamese Army (NVA) ambush. Musial is taking cover behind a dead American soldier. The fight took place on the Bong Son plain of Vietnam's central lowlands on Feb. 14, 1967. The soldiers were part of D Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. Photo by Dana Stone.

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 1st Cav    Series: Valentine's Day
   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.

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 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.

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 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: /

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Troopers with the 1st Cavalry Division return fire with an M-60 machine gun during a firefight in the central lowlands of Vietnam.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: none
   Date: /

 
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