Marines at battle of Hue 1968

Photo of A Marine radios as his two comrades watch out for the enemy. Dong Ba gate and tower, part of the eastern outer walls surrounding the Citadel tower over them. U.S. Marines have been battling VC and NVA house by house, street by street in a bloody effort to retake the former capital of Vietnam and its Citadel.

A Marine discusses the fighting in Hue in northern South Vietnam during the communists’ Tet Offensive in February 1968. Manpack field radios were the workhorse of combat communications in Vietnam, which made them a target for communist intercept operations. (John Olson/Stars and Stripes)

John Olson/Stars and Stripes