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March 8 1965 First US combat troops arrive in Vietnam Vietnam


March 8, 1965: First US combat troops arrive in Vietnam

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U.S marines arrive in Da Nang on March 8, 1965

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On March 8, 1965 the first U.S. combat troops arrived on the shores of China Beach, launching America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

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Marines wade ashore with heavy equipment at first light at Red Beach near Da Nang in Saigon on April 10, 1965. #

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The first U.S. combat troops to arrive in Vietnam, a battalion from the 3rd Marine Division, come ashore at a beach north of Da Nang on March 8, 1965.

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... talks with troops of first battalion, 16th regiment of 2nd brigade of U.S. First Division at their positions near Bien Hoa in Vietnam, in 1965.

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Wounded South Vietnamese soldiers (AP photo by Eddie Adams, Jan. 31, 1966)

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Charlie Epperson, 19, left, with George Manning in Operation Abilene, around April 8, 1966. Manning trained Rangers in Fort Benning, Georgia.

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March 8, 1965. The first U.S. combat troops arrive in Vietnam as 3500 Marines land at China Beach to defend the American air base at Da Nang.

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Troops of the U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, rush a wounded camrade to a helicopter while under fire at LZ X-ray during the Battle of Ia ...

When Seabees weren't building bases in Vietnam, they were fighting the enemy

The city of Da Nang mushroomed after the arrival of the first American combat troops on March 8, 1965. An advance guard of two battalions of Marines waded ...

Marines After Search-and-Clear Mission

This series was taken by Larry Burrows on March 8, 1965, when BLT 2/9 Marines landed on RED Beach at Da Nang:

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A father holds the body of his child as South Vietnamese Army Rangers look down from their armored vehicle on March 19, 1964.

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... Patton tanks transit the Bay of Da Nang aboard LCU-1476 during the first major amphibious operation undertaken by US forces in Vietnam on March 8, 1965.

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Cobras and Loaches, two vastly different aircraft, relied on each other to fight the enemy.

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Nguyen Tien, second from right, stands on the beach where he saw American troops first arrive 50 years ago. Standing with Nguyen are a fellow Viet Cong ...

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South Vietnamese Troops Boarding U.S. Army Helicopter

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Phuoc Tuy province, South Vietnam, November 1966: 6RAR soldiers follow an armoured personnel carrier (APC) during Operation Ingham, a "search and destroy" ...

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Vietnam War. US troops arriving on South Vietnam's Chu Lai beach during the 1965 escalation

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Two U.S. paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne brigade are seen in this 1965 file photo making their way through a tall field of elephant grass on combat ...

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The 50th anniversary of the vietnam war is somewhat misleading: The U.S. had been involved in Vietnam for well over a decade already by 1965