Luom’s deed became fixed in Ripley’s memory as the “bravest single act of heroism I’ve ever heard of, witnessed or experienced”
Scholars examine the evolution of counterinsurgency doctrine and practice over the last two centuries, including in Vietnam
Famous for prosecuting the Catonsville Nine antiwar activists, Stephen Sachs believed their behavior "fractured a central value of the American democracy."
When His Sister Came to Vietnam, This Door Gunner Left the Central Highlands For a Rare Family Reunion
Michael Kelley of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) had a brief respite from combat duty visiting his sister at Nha Trang near the South China Sea
A behind-the-scenes look at how the National Museum of the U.S. Army seeks to accurately document the Vietnam War and brings to life many of its forgotten aspects
In 1961, the CIA’s clandestine Combined Studies Group, along with U.S. Special Forces, began experimenting with a program to organize a group of Vietnam's Highland tribes known collectively as “Montagnards”
In 2008, Tallon was finally awarded a Purple Heart, which he had not received because his plane’s crash was officially characterized as a “non-hostile” accident
An array of specialized U.S. Air Force units took on some of the Vietnam War’s most dangerous missions
Spc. 4 James T. Davis lost his life tracking down an enemy signal in Vietnam
Dickey knew exactly what he was doing and what it would cost him when he unhesitatingly leapt on grenades, as Lang proves through eyewitness accounts
Duane Russell shares the story of his dilemma when he encountered an enemy combatant: to kill or not to kill?
Sakai was not only the first Pulitzer Prize winner in feature photography, but also the first photographer to win the award for coverage of the Vietnam War
More than 20 platoons of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) waged a bitter fight for NVA bunkers largely forgotten except by those who survived
These long-range Marine Corps reconnaissance patrols probed deep into enemy territory