Medics loading a patient into the MEDVAC helicopter during Vietnam. The Vietnam War was the first war where the ASBP was fully stood up and provided the blood products to our military members deployed, not through civilian sources as before.
Army soldier Ruediger Richter gazes aloft as a helicopter prepares to land to pick up the body of a fallen soldier killed by mortar fire in South Vietnam on Aug. The image came to be known widely as “The Agony of War.” <br>Paul Epley/U.
Injured Vietnamese receive aid as they lie on the street after a bomb explosion outside the U. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam, March Smoke rises from wreckage in background . At least two Americans and several Vietnamese were killed in the bombing.
" A father holds the body of his child as South Vietnamese Army Rangers look down from their armored vehicle March The child was killed as government forces pursued guerrillas into a village near the Cambodian border by Horst Fass.
crewman runs from a crashed Shawnee troop helicopter near the village of Ca Mau in the southern tip of South Vietnam, Dec. Two helicopters crashed without serious injuries during a government raid on the Viet Cong-infiltrated area.
A Vietnamese litter bearer wears a face mask to keep out the smell as he passes the bodies of U. and Vietnamese soldiers killed in fighting against the Viet Cong at the Michelin rubber plantation, about 45 miles northeast of Saigon, on November
Marine listens for the heartbeat of a dying buddy who suffered head wounds when the company’s lead platoon was hit with enemy machine gun fire as they pushed through a rice paddy just short of the demilitarized zone in South Vietnam.
January Two South Vietnamese children gaze at an American paratrooper holding an grenade launcher as they cling to their mothers who huddle against a canal bank for protection from Viet Cong sniper fire in the Bao Trai area, 20 miles west of Saigon.