Vietnam Veterans never expected this…

Vietnam veterans were stereotyped and demonized to such a great extent that even the widows of deceased servicemen received late-night harassing phone calls. It has been said by some that at no point in our country’s history have our veterans been hurt more by our own countrymen than by the enemy. For many vets, the homecoming was often a powerful first encounter that made their adjustment to civilian

7th Cavalry Regiment

This short nonprofit, zero budget, home video was originally filmed by an infantryman in the 7th Cavalry Regiment (Garry Owen), Vietnam in 1966-67. During off-action he used a consumer grade Super 8 film point-and-shoot camera, handheld. The footage has been poorly stored for 50 years and recently digitized. It is low resolution, dirty and shaky. There are also some stills of members of Charlie Company, 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) included. There is no blood and guts, nor any political statements. It’s mostly aircraft,

Black Lions

In carrying out Operation Shenandoah II – October 1967, Alpha and Delta companies of the 2nd battalion, 28th regiment “Black Lions”, 1st U.S. Infantry Division engaged in one of the Vietnam War´s most ferocious fights. The battle took place nearby Lai Khe, northwest of Saigon. Claiming 64 Americans got killed, the battle report was not declassified until 1991.

This bloody battle is utterly little known in the U.S. documents as one of the staggering losses during the Vietnam War.