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Notorious Madame Nhu Dies

Through intrigue and ruthlessness, Madame Nhu became South Vietnam’s most powerful woman—and ultimately its most hated
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Ned Seath Awarded Navy Cross

Marine lance corporal receives citation for action 45 years ago, in ceremony on Feb. 11, 2011, at Marine Corps Museum in Quantico
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Zippo Lighter Photo Gallery

While the austere Zippo lighter was ubiquitous among GIs during WWII, it became a cultural icon in Vietnam
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Name Those Dollies

More than 600 Red Cross Donut Dollies brought smiles to thousands of GIs in Vietnam
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Donut Dollies Photo Gallery

More than 600 Red Cross Donut Dollies served during the Vietnam War and brought smiles to thousands of GIs
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Offerings: Norman Brookman’s Letter

A letter left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. tells the story of fallen hero Henry L. Bradshaw, who died in a Viet Cong attack, August 11, 1968.
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Vietnam Helmet Art

Soldiers and Marines personalized their combat helmets during the Vietnam War by decorating them with words, pictures and drawings. This photo gallery shows some of the more artistic helmets.