Vietnam War Hamburger Hill US Wounded

Photo of U.S. paratroopers come to the aid of a fallen buddy after being evacuated from Hamburger Hill on the western edge of the A Shau Valley, May 1969. Troops of the 101st Airborne suffered heavy casualties in 10 days of close quarters fighting before finally taking Ap Bia Mountain.

On May 19, 1969, amid the grueling 10-day struggle for Ap Bia Mountain, aka “Hamburger Hill,” a wounded trooper of the 101st Airborne Division is medevaced by Huey helicopter to the nearest facility. (Associated Press)

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