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AP Photographers: Vietnam The Real War

Vietnam: The Real War

To cover the Vietnam War, The Associated Press assembled an extraordinary group of photojournalists in its Saigon bureau, creating one of the greatest photographic legacies of the 20th century. Collected in “Vietnam: The Real War” (Abra ... Show More

Categories: War and unrest, General news, Protests and demonstrations, Political and civil unrest, Government and politics, International relations, Political refugees, Social affairs, War casualties, Transportation accidents; People: Horst Faas Location: Hue, Vietnam, VIETNAM, Saigon, SAIGON, Da Nang, UNITED STATES, United States
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Vietnam War Medevac
As fellow troopers aid wounded comrades, the first sergeant of A Company, 101st Airborne Division, guides a medevac helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties suffered during a five-day patrol near Hue, April 1968. (AP Photo/Art Greenspon)

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Vietnam War South Vietnamese
South Vietnamese troops, one with a bugle strapped to his pack, line up to board CH-21 “Flying Banana” helicopters, March 1963. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam Napalm 1972
South Vietnamese forces follow after terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc, center, as they run down Route 1 near Trang Bang after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong hiding places on June 8, 1972. A South Vietnamese plane accidentally dropped its flaming napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians. The terrified girl had ripped off her burning clothes while fleeing. The children from left to right are: Phan Thanh Tam, younger brother of Kim Phuc, who lost an eye, Phan Thanh Phouc, youngest brother of Kim Phuc, Kim Phuc, and Kim's cousins Ho Van Bon, and Ho Thi Ting. Behind them are soldiers of the Vietnam Army 25th Division. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Vietnam Wounded
U.S. advisers use a poncho tied to a pole to carry a wounded South Vietnamese soldier to a U.S. helicopter for evacuation to Saigon, September 1965. (AP Photo)

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Vietnam Monk Protest
EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - The flaming body of a Buddhist monk, the Rev. Thich Quang Duc, is shown as it fell over on the pavement of a main intersection in Saigon, Vietnam, June 11, 1963. The elderly monk set fire to his clothing and burned himself to death in protest of alleged government persecution of Buddhists. Other monks kneel with hands clasped in prayer. (AP Photo/Malcolm Browne)

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Vietnam War
A Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) tank enters the gates of the Presidential Palace in Saigon on May 1, 1975. (AP Photo/Frances Starner)

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Vietnam War US Napalm Strike
A napalm strike erupts in a fireball near U.S. troops on patrol in South Vietnam, 1966 during the Vietnam War. (AP Photo)

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Vietnam War U.S. Evacuation
U.S. Navy personnel aboard the USS Blue Ridge push a helicopter into the sea off the coast of Vietnam in order to make room for more evacuation flights from Saigon, Tuesday, April 29, 1975. The helicopter had carried Vietnamese fleeing Saigon as North Vietnamese forces closed in on the capital. (AP Photo/J.T. Wolkerstorfer)

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SAIGON EVACUATION
Mobs of South Vietnamese civilians scale the 14-foot wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, April 29, 1975, trying to reach evacuation helicopters as the last Americans departed from Vietnam. (AP Photo)

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Vietnam War US Troops
Soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade set off a smoke grenade in the jungle during Operation Silver City in Long Khanh Province, March 13, 1966. (AP Photo)

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Vietnam Refugees
Cargo net lifts refugees from a barge onto the SS Pioneer Contender for evacuation from the fallen city of Da Nang, April 1, 1975. Freighter took eight hours to load some 6,000 refugees. (AP Photo/Peter O'Loughlin)

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Vietnam War Refugees
In this photo provided by the Department of Defense, Vietnamese refugees crowd aboard the military sea lift command ship Pioneer Contender to be evacuated to areas further south, April 23, 1975. (AP Photo/DOD)

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Vietnam War Dead
A South Vietnamese woman mourns over the body of her husband, found with 47 others in a mass grave near Hue, April 11, 1969. The victims were believed killed during the enemy occupation of Hue in 1968. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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VIETNAM WAR
Vietnam War - Corpseman trying to help wounded Marines. (AP-Photo/Horst Faas) September 1966

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Vietnam War Civilian Evacuation
A U.S. civilian pilot in the aircraft doorway tries to maintain order as panicking South Vietnamese civilians scramble to get aboard during evacuation of Nha Trang Tuesday, April 1, 1975. Thousands of civilians and South Vietnamese soldiers fought for space on the aircraft to Saigon as communist forces advanced following the fall of Qui Nhon, to the north. (AP Photo)

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Vietnam Refugees
Among the Vietnamese, the most precious possession is his set of wheels, often a motorcycle. Here as the last freighter loaded with panicked refugees flees from Da Nang harbor two days before the city's fall, March 28, 1975, front deck is crowded with the vehicles. This is the last boat to leave from the city's docks, a short-lived, U.S.-financed sea-lift picked refugees and deserted soldiers up off barges offshore in harbor. (AP Photo)

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Vietnam War
Buses, jeeps, cars and military trucks jam a heavily traveled road leading to the government held central coast region of South Vietnam on March 26, 1975, as thousands of civilians and soldiers began fleeing from the country's northern and western provinces. The provinces were abandoned following an onslaught by North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Vietnam War Refugees Fleeing
A refugee clutches her baby as a government helicopter gunship carries them away near Tuy Hoa, 235 miles northeast of Saigon on March 22, 1975. They are among thousands fleeing from recent Communist advances. (AP Photo/ Nick Ut)

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Vietnam Dead
EDS NOTE - GRAPHIC CONTENT A Vietnamese family of four lies dead on the road at Hai Van Pass, 10 miles north of Da Nang after they were killed in a traffic stampede as thousands of refugees from Hue and other villages in the north fled south, March 21, 1975. More than 60 persons have been killed in such accidents since the exodus from Hue began with the South Vietnamese government's abandonment of the area. (AP Photo/Khiem)

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VIETNAM RELEASED POW
Released prisoner of war Lt. Col. Robert L. Stirm is greeted by his family at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif., as he returns home from the Vietnam War, March 17, 1973. In the lead is Stirm's daughter Lori, 15; followed by son Robert, 14; daughter Cynthia, 11; wife Loretta and son Roger, 12. (AP Photo/Sal Veder)

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Vietnam US POWs 1973
An American prisoner of war talks through a barred door port to fellow POWs at detention camp in Hanoi, March 14, 1973. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War US Troops
Marines unloading and moving through tree and branch strewn landing zone on December 17, 1969. (AP Photo)

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Vietnam War South Viet Dead
A South Vietnamese Marine carries the dead body of a comrade killed on Route 1, about seven miles south of Quang Tri Sunday, April 30, 1972. Marines were fighting to reopen the road in order to break the North Vietnamese siege of the provincial capital. (AP Photo/Koichiro Morita)

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