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Wounded troops on a tank used as a makeshift ambulance during the Battle of Hue, February 15, 1968.

The story behind one of the most famous photographs in US military history

The Battle of Hue had some of the most intense urban fighting in US military history and yielded one of the most well-known combat photos ever taken.
Elements of the 1st Air Cavalry move down Highway One, en route to Hue to reinforce the Marines fighting there. Shortly after passing this road marker, they were ambushed by Communist forces, February 22, 1968.

52 years ago, the bloodiest battle of Vietnam began and changed forever how Americans felt about the war

The Battle of Hue during the 1968 Tet Offensive saw some of the fiercest urban combat in US history. A leading writer reexamines its troubled legacy.

These are 10 of the toughest and most important battles US Marines ever fought

The US Marines have waged war in just about every corner of the world. Here's the incredible stories behind 10 of their hardest battles.
US Army Special Forces soldier jumps off the ramp of CH-47 Chinook helicopter with his military working dog during training in 2011.

9 ways that militaries use dogs for dangerous missions

The Delta Force operators who killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi took along a Belgian Malinois named Conan. Here's how dogs have served alongside troops.

A Southwest pilot flew his father’s remains home after they were identified from the Vietnam War

Southwest Capt. Bryan White last saw his father in 1967 — he was killed in Vietnam later that year. Today, White flew his father's remains home.
Republican presidential candidate Richard Nixon rides in a parade on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 1968.

Top Nixon adviser reveals the racist reason he started the ‘war on drugs’ decades ago

"By getting the public to associate hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin... We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, and vilify them."
In the interview before attending D Day memorial services Trump was asked about not having served in the military.

Trump — who famously got a pass from serving in Vietnam — says he is ‘making up for’ his lack of service by increasing funding...

Explaining why he never enlisted in the military, President Donald Trump told Piers Morgan this week that he was "never a fan" of the Vietnam War.
United States Marines and Sailors posing on unidentified ship in 1918.

These 8 iconic images tell the story of every US conflict from World War I to Afghanistan

World War I cemented the US as a world power, but it has been embroiled in war or conflict for many of the years since the Great War ended.

15 poignant photos that show what life was like during the Vietnam War

US troops spent two decades fighting in Vietnam before the war officially came to a close in 1975.

‘You think I’m stupid, I’m not going to Vietnam’: Trump allegedly told Michael Cohen there was no chance of him deploying duri...

"I find it ironic, President Trump, that you are in Vietnam right now," Michael Cohen said to Congress.