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Thursday January 26, 2023
WHO’S REALLY IN THIS ICONIC VIETNAM WAR PHOTO?
It has become one of the most enduring photographs of the Vietnam War: Several wounded, dead or dying American troops ride atop a tank being used as a makeshift ambulance. In the foreground, a corpsman is holding up an IV drip for a fellow Marine, clinging to life with a chest wound. It is this very photo that has sparked a heartfelt reunion — and a controversy of mistaken identity.