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“Speed Limit”

“Speed Limit”

To the Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam

To the Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam (Hardcover)

To the Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam

South Vietnam, April 17, 1968: A 9th Infantry Division airboat glides through the water near Nha Be, an area said to be used by the Viet Cong in organizing attacks on Saigon. The airboats, which could travel at speeds up to 40 knots, were used in shallow waters similar to those where the boats are most commonly found, in Florida's Everglades.

South Vietnam, April 17, 1968: A 9th Infantry Division airboat glides through the water near Nha Be, an area said to be used by the Viet Cong in organizing attacks on Saigon. The airboats, which could travel at speeds up to 40 knots, were used in shallow waters similar to those where the boats are most commonly found, in Florida's Everglades.

South Vietnam. Hue, 17 Feb 1968. U.S. Marines guarding Viet Cong prisoners captured during battle for Hue. The prisoners are to be kept at a detention area.

South Vietnam. Hue, 17 Feb 1968. U.S. Marines guarding Viet Cong prisoners captured during battle for Hue. The prisoners are to be kept at a detention area.

First cavalry men, many with head wounds, wait to be evacuated from a hilltop along route #9, during their advance toward Khe Sanh, April 4, 1968.

First cavalry men, many with head wounds, wait to be evacuated from a hilltop along route #9, during their advance toward Khe Sanh, April 4, 1968.

Feb 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- HUE, SOUTH VIETNAM-2/9/68-: With ammunition slung over his shoulder and a rifle in his hand, this American GI has a quiet moment for thought during a pause in the fighting at Hue. A week after the first enemy assault in this area, allied forces were making slow progress in clearing Hue of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Feb 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- HUE, SOUTH VIETNAM-2/9/68-: With ammunition slung over his shoulder and a rifle in his hand, this American GI has a quiet moment for thought during a pause in the fighting at Hue. A week after the first enemy assault in this area, allied forces were making slow progress in clearing Hue of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

15 Oct 1967, Con Thien, Vietnam near the DMZ - Marines sitting on top of sandbag bunkers eating.

15 Oct 1967, Con Thien, Vietnam near the DMZ - Marines sitting on top of sandbag bunkers eating.

A Vietnamese woman carries her children and possessions on bamboo pole as she tries to escape fierce fighting in the Cholon suburb during the Tet Offensive, Saigon, South Vietnam, 1968, photograph by Nik Wheeler.

A Vietnamese woman carries her children and possessions on bamboo pole as she tries to escape fierce fighting in the Cholon suburb during the Tet Offensive, Saigon, South Vietnam, 1968, photograph by Nik Wheeler.

Larry Lane Moves Along a Hedgerow With His Scout Dog, 1968 "Alert: Corporal Larry D. Lane, 22 (Columbus, Ohio), moves along a hedgerow with his scout dog ‘Trooper’ while under enemy fire. Lane was attached to the 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division on Operation Maui Peak (official USMC photo by Gunnery Sergeant Chuck Lane)." From the Jonathan Abel Collection (COLL/3611), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections. OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

Larry Lane Moves Along a Hedgerow With His Scout Dog, 1968 "Alert: Corporal Larry D. Lane, 22 (Columbus, Ohio), moves along a hedgerow with his scout dog ‘Trooper’ while under enemy fire. Lane was attached to the 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division on Operation Maui Peak (official USMC photo by Gunnery Sergeant Chuck Lane)." From the Jonathan Abel Collection (COLL/3611), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections. OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

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