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A Brief History Of Women In Combat

A female Cambodian soldier totes a machine gun into combat during an operation across the Mekong River from Phnom Penh in the Prek Tamak area of Cambodia on Aug. 26, 1970. This region was the scene of heavy fighting between Cambodian troops and Viet Cong. The young woman is one of many who served as regular soldiers and medics in the rapidly expanded army. | © unknown

7 aprile 1975 i Khmer Rossi conquistano la capitale della Cambogia ed inizia l'atroce regime di Pol Pot

Psar Thmei, Phnom Penh, #Cambodia 1937 | © unknown

April 12, 1975: The headline: “Last Americans Leave Cambodia: Embassy Closed.” Several photographs circled a text: “As the city of Phnom Penh fell: Early on April 17, five years of war in Cambodia ended as rebel troops entered a capital where white flags had suddenly appeared, some Government soldiers had unloaded their weapons, while some had changed to civilian clothes. The black pajama-like garb of Indochinese Communists had been donned by some of the Government office workers. At first

Going through an opening in the wall in Berlin

Marine LRRP Teams in Vietnam | M60 7.62mm avec et sans garde-main avec boite de munitions avec ...

The Rise and Fall of the Khmer Rouge - Photo Essays

Rise and Fall of Khmer Rouge. Losing Control A Cambodian soldier holds a .45 to the head of a Khmer Rouge suspect in 1973. When Sihanouk was forced out of power in a coup, the new Prime Minister, General Lon Nol, sent the army to fight the North Vietnamese and the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. Fighting two enemies proved to be too much for Cambodia's army. As Civil War raged from 1970 to 1975, the army gradually lost territory as Khmer Rouge increased its control in the countryside.

King Sisowath of #Cambodia [1924 - 1927] | #old #photograph | © unknown

US Army soldiers from the 173rd Airborne going on a LRRP (long range recon patrol) mission in Vietnam,summer 1967