#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.
Cpl. Ural Hunter and his sentry dog “Fritz” take the point position as Combined Action Platoon 2-3-3 begins another day of patrolling near Vieh Hao. Cpl. Hunter has been working as point man with several CAP units for the last eight months. (USMC Photo by Sgt. Roger A. Paul) 1971
39 Photos That Captured the Human Side of the Vietnam War
Caption from LIFE | A corpsman attached to the Marines, who took the little boy from her, cradles him in his arms and double-times across the beach under heavy Vietcong sniper fire so he can treat the baby in safety.