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)
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.