Images of the First Infantry Division in Vietnam

1st Infantry Division Patch

1st Infantry Division Patch

The First Infantry Division of the United States Army is one of the proudest units in that service. During the Vietnam War the “Big Red 1″ saw 6,146 of its soldiers die in combat, a figure that exceeds the total US forces losses in the recently completed Iraq War. Look inside for combat photos of the First Division in the Vietnam War. Some of these photos may never have been published on the web before. These photos were taken during the 1965-1967 time period.
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Posted by combattales - May 3, 2014 at 5:08 pm

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Medal of Honor Citation: Jack Williams

Jack Williams

Jack Williams

Medal of Honor Citation of the Day for March 30, 2014. Jack Williams, a young Navy corpsman from Arkansas, loses his life while working to save wounded Marines.
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Posted by combattales - March 30, 2014 at 8:54 am

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Raw World War II video of Iwo Jima

U.S. Marine during battle of Iwo Jima.

U.S. Marine during battle of Iwo Jima.

The battle of Iwo Jima took place from February to March in 1945 and was one of the bloodiest battles for the U.S. during World War II. Over 25,000 American troops lost their lives or were wounded during this blood bath. Look inside for raw video of this key combat engagement between the United States and the Empire of Japan. An amazing 27 medal of honors were awarded to members of the U.S. Marines (22) and Navy (5). Read more…

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Posted by combattales - March 29, 2014 at 3:58 pm

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Grampa tells of being wounded in World War II

SSG Warren Metz

SSG Warren Metz

For years my cousins and I had heard that our Grampa Metz had been wounded in World War II. We were young and loved to play Army so we were quite interested in what happened to him during the war. However, he never wanted to discuss his combat experiences.. until one day. Read more…

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Posted by combattales - March 15, 2014 at 12:02 pm

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U.S. Army Apache destroys Taliban

Apache AH-64A target

Apache AH-64A target

It was a bad day for the terrorist Taliban when an Army Apache helicopter showed up to clean house. Look inside for amazing video of American soldiers as they fight terrorism with terror.
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Posted by combattales - March 14, 2014 at 8:17 pm

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