Although not the biggest battle the Australians experienced, Long Tan was perhaps their most desperate and critical fight in Vietnam.
Fears on China on the battlefield were rampant during the Vietnam War. Were they justified? Dr. Erik Villard takes a closer look.
Facing a Viet Cong ambush, Ruppert Leon Sargent threw himself on enemy grenades to save the lives of his friends nearby
Five spy books recommended by Military History magazine for readers interested in historical accounts of "the Great Game"
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
From 1965 to 1967, Navy photographer Patrick Althizer took photos that vividly show the “controlled chaos” of aircraft takeoffs and landings.