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Task Force Bayonet regrets to inform you that retired Lt. Harold "Hal" Moore, and former Infantry Division Commander, passed away on February 2017 at his home in Auburn, Alabama. Moore commanded the Infantry Division in Korea from May 1970 to March Military Police, Military Veterans, Vietnam Veterans, Vietnam War Photos, Hal Moore, Korean War, American Soldiers, Military History, Us Army

First pair of boots on the ground at Ia Drang; last boots to leave. And burdened with guilt: "When your men don't survive but you do, you feel guilt." Wish we had leaders like this today.

10 Apr Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- US Army Troopers with Sign --- Image by… Vietnam History, Vietnam War Photos, North Vietnam, Vietnam Veterans, Military Photos, Military History, Sign Image, My War, Armed Conflict

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10 Apr 1968, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- US Army Troopers with Sign --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Walter Joseph "Joe" Marm, Jr.~ Medal of Honor. During the Battle of Ia Drang, realizing his platoon could not hold long & seeing 4 enemy soldiers moving into his position, he moved quickly under heavy fire and annihilated all 4. Then, seeing that his platoon was receiving intense fire from a concealed machine gun, he deliberately exposed himself to draw its fire then he charged 30 meters across open ground, and hurled grenades into the enemy position, killing some of the 8 insurgents manning… Battle Of Ia Drang, Medal Of Honor Recipients, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Real Hero, American Soldiers, Vietnam War, Military History, Armed Forces, American History

Walter Joseph "Joe" Marm, Jr.~ Medal of Honor. During the Battle of Ia Drang, realizing his platoon could not hold long & seeing 4 enemy soldiers moving into his position, he moved quickly under heavy fire and annihilated all 4. Then, seeing that his platoon was receiving intense fire from a concealed machine gun, he deliberately exposed himself to draw its fire then he charged 30 meters across open ground, and hurled grenades into the enemy position, killing some of the 8 insurgents manning…

40 years today - A Vietnam War Timeline - Page 14 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History Vietnam History, Vietnam War Photos, American War, American History, Rick Rescorla, Battle Of Ia Drang, Hal Moore, Killed In Action, Machine Guns

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Legendary American soldier who fought in WWII, Korea and Vietnam and was immortalized in 'We Were Soldiers' dies aged 92 LTC Hal Moore and Sgt. Major Basil Plumley, the day they returned from the Ia Drang battle, - Vietnam War Vietnam War Photos, Vietnam Veterans, American Veterans, American War, American Soldiers, Battle Of Ia Drang, Hal Moore, Vietnam History, Special Forces

"We Were Soldiers" Hal Moore Talks About The Battle For Ia Drang

“We Were Soldiers” Hal Moore Talks About The Battle For Ia Drang

[OS] Flares from planes light a field covered with dead and wounded of ambushed battalion of the U. Cavalry Division in the Ia Drang Valley Vietnam on November 18 1965 during a fierce battle that had been raging for days (source in comments) x Vietnam History, Vietnam War Photos, American War, American History, Battle Of Ia Drang, The Fog Of War, Rare Historical Photos, Indochine, North Vietnam

The Vietnam War, Part I: Early Years and Escalation

Fifty years ago, in March 1965, 3,500 U.S. Marines landed in South Vietnam, the first American combat troops on the ground in a conflict that had been building for decades.

LZ X-ray, Battle of Ia Drang Valley on November (Photo: Joseph L. Galloway) The Battle that convinced Ho Chi Minh he could win the War Vietnam History, Vietnam War Photos, Vietnam Veterans, Battle Of Ia Drang, Galloway, Military Photos, Military History, War Photography, American War

Ia Drang - The Battle That Convinced Ho Chi Minh He Could Win

Joe Galloway takes a hard look at the assessments of Ia Drang by the war's architects in Washington, Saigon and Hanoi: McNamara, Westmoreland, Ho and Giap

Rick Rescorla during the Battle of Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam. Rescorla survived Vietnam and was killed on at the WTC in NYC, having led hundreds of people to safety, when he continued his search for survivors when the Towers collapsed. Vietnam History, Vietnam War Photos, Vietnam Vets, Us Marines, Rick Rescorla, Battle Of Ia Drang, Fort Benning, American Soldiers, American Veterans

Opera based on life of 9/11 hero

A Pulitzer Prize-winning business writer for the New Yorker, he was grateful for a call...

 Army Command Sergeant Major Basil Plumley, year combat veteran of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He fought only with a Colt 1911 because he believed the had too much plastic and not enough. Military Photos, Military History, Military Men, Vietnam Veterans, Vietnam War, Korean War, American Soldiers, Panzer, Armed Forces

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Command Sergeant Major Plumley | Any of you SOBs calls me “Grandpa”… I’ll kill ya

From the front lines of Ia Drang Valley: ‘Killing, dying and suffering indelibly marked us all’ - Vietnam at 50 - 1965 - Stripes Vietnam History, Vietnam War Photos, American War, American Soldiers, American History, Native American, Battle Of Ia Drang, Image Originale, Iraq War

From the front lines of Ia Drang Valley: ‘Killing, dying and suffering indelibly marked us all’

It was Sunday, Nov. 14, 1965, just after dark when I climbed aboard a Huey helicopter filled with crates of ammunition and hand grenades and hitched a ride into the pages of history. We were bound for a small clearing called Landing Zone X-Ray, where an understrength battalion of the 7th Cavalry was fighting for its life.

On Minnesota Women Veterans Day, hear the stories of Army and Navy nurses who served in the Vietnam War. They are the subject of a book by Kim Heikkila, titled "Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam. Life Magazine, Famous Pictures, Ww2 Pictures, Stock Pictures, Vietnam War Photos, Vietnam History, South Vietnam, American Soldiers, Childhood Friends

The Vietnam War: The Pictures That Moved Them Most

TIME asked those who lived the war to select an image from the period that they found particularly significant. Here are their choices.

Moore poses in front of the "termite hill" at LZ X-ray during a 1997 visit. This location, now completely overgrown, is where he set up his command post . Vietnam Veterans, Vietnam War, Battle Of Ia Drang, Hal Moore, When I Was Born, Military History, Us Army, Amazing Things, Soldiers

10 Questions for General Hal Moore | Armchair General Magazine - We Put YOU in Command!

An exclusive interview with the hero of the Vietnam War's 1965 Battle of the Ia Drang Valley and co-author of We Were Soldiers Once...and Young.

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Memorabilia of the Vietnam War for Combat InfantryVeterans

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