Marine Lance Cpl. Roland Ball of Tacoma, Washington, wearing his flak vest, starts the day off with a shave in a trench at the Khe Sanh base in Vietnam on March 5, 1968, which was surrounded by North Vietnamese regulars. Ball uses a helmet as a sink and a rear view mirror taken from a military vehicle.
If you shaved the head this could have well been me.
M551 Sheridan. Great concept that should have been developed further.
ROBERT ELLISON Khe Sanh, Vietnam, 1968 U.S. Marines huddle as North Vietnamese shell the airfield, aiming for incoming supply aircraft. (Black Star)
The M4 Sherman tank, named in honor of general, was the mainstay of the U.S. Army in World War II. It was not well-armed, its armor was poor, and it had a vulnerably tall silhouette but it was plentiful, mobile and mechanically reliable.