U.S. Marine Corps Goodyear FG-1D Corsairs of Marine Fighting Squadron 323 (VMF-323) “Death Rattlers” of the 2nd Marine Air Wing return from a rocket strike against Japanese positions south of the front lines on Okinawa, in June 1945. The “Rattlers” were commanded by Major George C. Axtell, of Laguna, California (USA).
Members of Company B, 1st Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, participate in live-fire training near Chunchon during the joint South Korean/US training Exercise TEAM SPIRIT ‘84. The soldier in the foreground is armed with an M60 machine gun.
Photographer’s Name: AL CHANG, DAC
Date Shot: 3/13/1984
Security policeman SGT Robert Pendygraft fire an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun as SRA Calvin Hill feeds rounds into the gun during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range.
Photographer’s Name: TSGT Curt Eddings
Date Shot: 4/1/1980
Air Force B-52s drop their loads of bombs on a close air support mission over Khe Sanh. Even from very high altitudes, they could accurately place their bombs within one-sixth of a mile of the besieged American forces. The aerial bombing campaign in support of the besieged American forces at Khe Sanh was named OPERATION NIAGARA for this “waterfall” of bombs. (U.S. Air Force photo)