Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Connecticut; United States. Marine Corps; Basic training (Military education); Military reconnaissance; Radio operators
Interview conducted by Eileen Hurst. Richard Smith enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1966 after a semester of college. He joined for a variety of reasons. Smith had his basic training on Parris Island (SC) which he vividly remembers...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Marine Corps; Military missions; Helicopters;
The First Marine Division, Company B, Third Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment unload from the rear of a CH– 46
Sea Night helicopter as their unit begins a "Search
and Clear" mission 10 miles northwest of
Da Nang, Vietnam. (Photo by Lt. Cpl....