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Weary after a third night of fighting against North Vietnamese troops, U.S. Marines crawl from foxholes located south of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) in Vietnam, 1966. The helicopter at left was shot down when it came in to resupply the unit. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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Water-filled bomb craters from B-52 strikes against the Viet Cong mark the rice paddies and orchards west of Saigon, Vietnam, 1966. Most of the area has been abandoned by the peasants who used to farm on the land. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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U.S. Marines carry the body of one of the 18 slain comrades on a south Vietnamese hilltop south of Khe Sahn to an evacuation point on June 17, 1968, during the Vietnam War. The men died more than a week ago in a clash near a road being built by North Vietnamese forces from nearby Laos into extreme northwestern south Vietnam. An American flag, found on one of the bodies, flies at half staff (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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The body of an American paratrooper killed in action in the jungle near the Cambodian border is raised up to an evacuation helicopter in War Zone C, Vietnam, 1966. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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Captured Viet Cong guerrillas, blindfolded and hands tied behind their backs, are guarded by American G.I.'s of the 1st Cavalry Airmobile during the battle of An Thi in south Vietnam, Jan. 29, 1966, during the Vietnam War. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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Two infantrymen, half submerged in slimy, stinking mud, crawl forward near three dead soldiers wrapped in ponchos in War Zone D, Vietnam, 1967. They fought in dense jungle between muddy bomb craters. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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American infantrymen crowd into a mud-filled bomb crater and look up at tall jungle trees seeking out Viet Cong snipers firing at them during a battle in Phuoc Vinh, north-Northeast of Saigon in Vietnam's War Zone D, June 15, 1967. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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An American soldier, right, is positioned over his rifle as he protects his wounded buddy crouched in front of a log in the thick mud during battle against North Vietnamese in War Zone D near Phuoc Vinh, Vietnam, June 15, 1967. The B Company of the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry, 1st Divison fought a 30-minute battle and lost 6 men with 12 wounded. Another marine can be seen behind the log. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)

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Catholic priest Nguyen Van Ly, lower center, in a courtroom in Vietnam's central province of Thua Thien Hue on March 30, 2007. The U.S. government strongly protested to Vietnam after reports said a U.S. diplomat was roughed up while trying to meet with Mr. Ly on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/ Tran Van Minh, File)