The Vietnam War - The war was between communist North Vietnam and non-communist South Vietnam. The US allied with South Vietnam because of its dislike of communism. Ended with the US withdrawing in the and Vietnam coming into full communist control.
A good photograph of the helmet without the Mitchell pattern camouflage cover. This soldier, wearing an undershirt and an OD towel around his neck, has written on his helmet shell next to the large hole where he was almost shot in the head on July