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Vietnam Helicopter insignia and artifacts - Helmet Art

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Vietnam Helicopter insignia and artifacts - Souvenirs - Patches

Vietnam Helicopter insignia and artifacts - Souvenirs - Patches

A rare example of a Vietnam helicopter helmet painted with a count, mostly like "KBAs," or enemies confirmed "killed by air," designated with the Viet Cong flag. (Courtesy of Steve "Tooth" Bookout, via VHPAMuseum.org)

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Wayne Mutza says, "Although this is not the flight helmet I wore in Vietnam, which was painted black, it served as a log of things I've done." This helmet also lists Pakistan, Cambodia, and Korea as places he did tours of duty in. (Courtesy of Mutza, via VHPAMuseum.org)

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Guts and Gumption: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Wore Their Hearts on Their Helmets

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Mike Brockovich says, “All the original Toro pilots had the Toro hand painted on their helmets by warrant officer Lester A. Hansen, who ended up an MIA. My helmet was the only one modified with an Air Force visor and painted with horns.” (Courtesy of Brockovich, via VHPAMuseum.org)

Guts and Gumption: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Wore Their Hearts on Their Helmets

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A tribute to the Vietnam War. "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam.

Guts and Gumption: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Wore Their Hearts on Their Helmets

Guts and Gumption: Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Wore Their Hearts on Their Helmets

https://flic.kr/p/97jfut | Huế 14-4-1968, mười tuần sau trận chiến Tết Mậu Thân, sinh hoạt trở lại bình thường trên đường phố đổ nát vì bom đạn. | Những phụ nữ Huế với chiếc áo dài trong sinh hoạt thường nhật, một hình ảnh khó còn gặp lại ngày nay. 14 Apr 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- Ten weeks after the Tet Offensive fighting, business continues in the streets or bombed-out buildings.  This sidewalk black market has for sale everything from canned milk to American cigarettes and liquor…

https://flic.kr/p/97jfut | Huế 14-4-1968, mười tuần sau trận chiến Tết Mậu Thân, sinh hoạt trở lại bình thường trên đường phố đổ nát vì bom đạn. | Những phụ nữ Huế với chiếc áo dài trong sinh hoạt thường nhật, một hình ảnh khó còn gặp lại ngày nay. 14 Apr 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- Ten weeks after the Tet Offensive fighting, business continues in the streets or bombed-out buildings. This sidewalk black market has for sale everything from canned milk to American cigarettes and liquor…

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