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Vietnam: Photos that defined the war

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 62: With a helmet declaring "Peace," a soldier of the 1st Cavarly Division, 12th Cavalry, 2nd Battalion, relaxes June 24, 1970, before pulling out of Fire Support Base Speer, six miles inside the Cambodian border.  The troops were returning to South Vietnam after operations against enemy sanctuaries in Cambodia.  (AP Photo)

On the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the official end of the Vietnam War, we look back at a collection of the seminal images that came to frame the conflict in the world’s eyes.

Pictured, a soldier of the 1st Cavalry Division, 12th Cavalry, 2nd Battalion, relaxes on June 24, 1970, before pulling out of Fire Support Base Speer, six miles inside the Cambodian border.

© AP Photo
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