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Two Ranger teams from L Company, 101st Airborne Division staging out of Quang Tri.

Two Ranger teams from L Company, Airborne Division staging out of Quang Tri.

Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden, the Netherlands, 1944.

Members of the Airborne Division prior to the Holland invasion. Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D.

Forrest Guth, Easy Company 2nd Battalion,506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

willingness -- leadership principles from an original member of the Band of Brothers (Forrest Guth) by guest author Marcus Brotherton.

Evacuating a casualty at Landing Zone X-Ray during the Battle of Ia Drang Valley Photos by Joseph L. Galloway

Evacuating a casualty at Landing Zone X-Ray during the Battle of Ia Drang Valley Photos by Joseph L.

U.S. army officer in Vietnam using a cigarette to burn leeches off his arms.

History+War+Vietnam+leeches U. Army officer in Vietnam using a cigarette to burn leeches off his forearms, photograph by Larry Burrows.

VIETNAM - 1973: U.S. Army soldier Corporal Cooley (holding a Pepsi soda can) of the 101st Airborne Division in the mountains above Hue, Vietnam 1973. Cooley was a member of a Recon outfit. (Photo by David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)

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Army soldier Corporal Cooley (holding a Pepsi soda can) of the Airborne Division in the mountains above Hue, Vietnam Cooley was a member of a Recon outfit. (Photo by David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images) ~ Vietnam War