#HistoryWars ...... A Radioman comforts his friend who had just survived a battle during Operation Byrd in which nearly his entire platoon was wiped out. All personnel are assigned to Co. ‘A’, 2/7, 1st Cav. Div.
Staff Segeant Edgar D. Bledsoe, of Olive Branch, Ill., carries a critically ill Vietnamese infant who was brought to Fire Support Base Pershing. Photo first published 1968. Charlie Haughey was drafted at 24 in 1967 and from March 1968 until May 1969, Haughey established an archive of more than 2,000 negatives, documenting the struggles of his brothers in arms. Photos rediscovered 2012.