Marine 1st Lt. Lee Roy Herron saved the lives of numerous Marines before being killed during a Feb. 22, 1969 battle in the A Shau Valley
Actually, North Vietnam had several motives, some rarely discussed in the literature of the war.
A Marine present at the 3rd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment’s combat operations center at the Khe Sanh Combat Base recalls the siege in harrowing detail
The Viet Cong suffered severe losses during the five-week offensive. Was it still a viable fighting force? Dr. Erik Villard takes a closer look
NVA frogmen came close to blowing up a tanker during the Tet Offensive, would would have had devastating impact on U.S. and allied military operations
Soldiers in the condensed training program for sergeants were derisively compared with instant meal mix, yet proved themselves in Vietnam
Although not the biggest battle the Australians experienced, Long Tan was perhaps their most desperate and critical fight in Vietnam.
The Son Tay raid became a blueprint for special operations forces, such as the 2003 rescue of Army Pvt. Jessica Lynch, captured during the Iraq War, and the 2011 Osama bin Laden raid
Intel analyst Ed Keith left his desk duties to take part in combat operations and was severely wounded
How a secret mission in Vietnam brought an inexperienced helicopter pilot into a Viet Cong ambush
Dwight Hal Johnson’s decision to risk his life for his friends in Vietnam earned him the Medal of Honor and left him struggling with PTSD.