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Item Number
VA002160
Record Number
3102
Creation Date
1963
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
The Conflict in Vietnam: ; The war in Vietnam against the Communist Viet Cong aggressors is a classic struggle involving interlocking military, political, and economic efforts. It's a nasty, tough little war, defending against forays, ambushes and murders designed to terrorize the population. It's a war demanding high courage, steady nerves and physical and mental stamina. However, with faith, goodwill and perseverance, success is a hopeful prospect. Here are some camera close-ups of that struggle, where United States Army troops are serving as advisers and trainers to the South Vietnam fighting forces.; Regular Vietnam Army forces, unloading from United States Army helicopters in a heavily infested guerrilla zone, push on to seek Communist Viet Cong concealed in brush and thicket.
Citation
Photograph VA002160,  1963, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 24 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA002160>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA002160, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 10 Jul 2002]