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Memories of my visit at the Evac Hospital

Nurse attending a wounded troop. Da Nang, Vietnam. I went through there in '69 on my way to Japan. Left the Nam on a stretcher in underwear and arrived by chopper in Japan during a snow storm...

Army Nurse attending a wounded troop. I went through there in on my way to Japan. Left the Nam on a stretcher in underwear and arrived by chopper in Japan during a snow storm.

An amazing photo from the Vietnam War~ my grandfather was in this war...he was in the Navy

Haunting Images Chronicle 165 Years Of A World At War

Vo Anh Khanh A Cambodian guerrilla is carried to an improvised operating room in a mangrove swamp in this Viet Cong haven on the Ca Mau Peninsula 1970 This scene was an actual medical situation, not a publicity setup © National Geographic Society

American soldiers examine medical supplies found in an underground Viet Cong hospital during Operation Junction City, 1967

The Jungle War - February 1967 - American soldiers examine medical supplies found in an underground Viet Cong hospital during Operation Junction City.

PRINCE 347E, German Shepard, Vietnam. He served our country his entire adult life and was put to rest on October 2, 1968, at the War Dog Hospital, Long Binh, Vietnam. "I have remembered him every day for the last 39 years and will continue to do so until I join him. Thank you very much for honoring those that the military/politicians in DC forgot so many years ago." - Robert L. Ott, Initial Trainer and Handler

He served our country his entire adult life and was put to rest on October at the War Dog Hospital, Long Binh, Vietnam. "I have remembered him every day for the last 39 years and will continue to do so until

Vietnam War Medical KIA - Capt. Eleanor Grace Alexander (September 18, 1940 - November 30, 1967), an Army nurse stationed at the 85th Evacuation Hospital in Qui Nhon, had been sent to a hospital in Pleiku to help out during a push. With her when the plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon were three other nurses, Hedwig Diane Orlowski, Jerome E. Olmstead, and Kenneth R. Shoemaker. Alexander was 27.

Eleanor Grace Alexander - Army Nurse with the Evac Hospital. Died in Vietnam 1967 plane crash along with Lt Hedwig D.

My father was in Laos and Cambodia as a military adviser in the early 60's, but we were never there according to official reports! What are our advisers doing now back in Iraq? Boots are on the ground people, wake up! Our military men and women are actively engaged in this fight. Please don't gloss over this fact for your "moral outrage" about the wars.

First tour Infantry Div. Mekong Delta Time in the hospitals in Vietnam, Japan and California. Second tour (I FFV) I Field Forces Vietnam Central Highlands Sgt, Vietnam

Pearl Harbor Attack--my home port during the Vietnam War. Many relics and reminders of the Pearl Harbor attack were still there in 1970. Nearby Hickam Airfield still had holes in the walls of offices and barracks as a reminder to never let our guard down.

Detailed map of attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. “the day that will live in infamy,” in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt,

Linda Caldwell of Aiken, pictured in her help extended not only to soldiers, but children, from her tenure as an Army nurse in 1967-68 in the Vietnam War

Linda Caldwell of Aiken, pictured in her help extended not only to soldiers, but children, from her tenure as an Army nurse in in the Vietnam War

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