South Vietnam, late 1960 s or early 1970. sMACV-SOG recognition teams being extracted by a CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter through the Special Patrol Insertion / Extraction (SPIE) system while being escorted by an AH-1 Cobra hunting helicopter.Via "Vietnam War Flight Gear"
These are not kill marks, these are the save marks. This Chinook helicopter was transport all this damaged helicopters and airplanes during its service in Vietnam.
Border war with Vietnam a lingering wound for China’s forgotten soldiersSunday marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the Sino-Vietnamese war but there will be no commemorations in BeijingEx-soldiers say they just want to be acknowledged for the sacrifices they and the 7,000 who died – many of them teenagers – made for their country
China invaded Vietnam in 1979 to “teach it a lesson”, but the conflict it sparked ran for more than a decade and cost thousands of lives. Photo: Handout
River monitors and command boats on Vietname
United States River Monitor armed with a 105mm Howitzer, sometime during the Vietnam War