American Soldiers Transporting a Wounded Comrade
American soldiers transporting a wounded comrade to safer grounds, trudging through a marsh in Vietnam.
early protest against the vietnam war
One of the first protests against the Vietnam War in October of 1962. Many of the protests against this controversial war took place on college campuses.
American Embassy compound
The American Embassy Compound during the Fall of Saigon.
THe execution of Nguyen Van Lem
One of the most famous pictures of the war, this pictures a South Vietnamese official executing suspected Viet Cong officer Nguyen Van Lem, Also known as Bay Lop
a u.s. helicopter flies over recently deployed infantrymen
A U.S. Helicopter lifts off to return to base, flying over recently deployed U.S. troops
Victims of the kent state shooting
This picture shows one of the students who was killed in the shooting. The girl crouching over the student is Mary Ann Vecchio.
Protest of the invasion of cambodia
Here is depicted a student-organized "die-in" where students feigned death in protest of the shipment of nerve gas to Cambodia.
The Vietnam War put Vietnamese civilians at risk of many health complications due to harsh chemicals used by the Americans such as Napalm and Agent Orange. In this picture, Vietnamese civilians are hiding in fear near a group of American soldiers.
These American protestors are symbolizing how the goal of U.S. Imperialism in the Vietnam War was to control authoritative figures in Vietnam as "puppet rulers" to try and suppress communism
African american protesters
This photo shows African Americans protesting against the war, holding a sign with a slogan that became commonly used by African Americans at the time.