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08 Nov 1967. 1st Cavalry after an intense firefight on a search and destroy mission 15 miles northwest of Tam Ky.

08 Nov Near Tam Ky, A stressed Cavalry soldier is consoling his buddy moments after an intense firefight on a search and destroy mission 15 miles northwest of Tam Ky, Vietnam War

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A girl is a gun.

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Profile of Marine with rifle, with helmet bearing God inscription and can opener.

A Marine at Con Thien wears his faith, alongside earthly goods, on his helmet. September/October “To every Marine on that hilltop the Lord always seemed nearby.” War Without Heroes, Photo by David Douglas Duncan

This is an example of a "short time" calendar used by soldiers to mark time left before coming home.  Daddy did this in Vietnam.

A sky trooper from the Cavalry Division keeps track of the time he has left on his short time helmet, while participating in Operation Pershing, near Bong Son during the Vietnam War, 1968 (Frank Moffitt)