The Cold War
1947-1991
The Cold War
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vietnamwarera:

Napalm being fired from an M132 flamethrower track, 1967. Photographer by Co Rentmeester.
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PFC Mark Briggs, Co. B, 4th Bn., 9th Inf. Div., operates a field radio during CALFEX ‘90, a joint service, combined arms live-fire exercise.
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A member of the base’s ground defense force tracks a target with a FIM-92 Stinger missile during the joint South Korean/U.S. Exercise Team Spirit ‘91.
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flytofight:

An impressive collection of AFSOC aircraft on the Hurlburt Field flight line, all of these aircraft were used extensively for special operations and counter insurgency missions throughout the Vietnam War.  Fromtop to bottom, left to right:  UC-123, AC-130, AC-119, AC-47, O-2,OV-10, T-28, A-1, U-10, UH-1, A-37.  
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sweetnovemberjuliet:

1st SFOD-D, ‘A’ Sqdn - 1991 Iraq
The ‘stache is very much in effect…
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semperannoying:

Soviet Naval Infantrymen with Bayonet-Equipped AKS-74 Rifles.
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fuldagap:

East German border guard.
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1968, A Viet Cong guerrilla crouches in an underground tunnel with an SKS rifle.
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itinerantdispatches:

East German Mi-24 Hind gunships
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Two U.S. Army scouts ride their motorcylces during the joint South Korean/U.S. Exercise Team Spirit ‘88