Semper Fi – Flying Leathernecks Marine Corps Aviation Museum

I recently wrote on one of my other blogs about the US Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia which pays tribute to all Marines, but specifically depicts the more traditional image of the grunts on the ground. In this case it depicts the Marines taking Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima in World War Two. While out… Read More Semper Fi – Flying Leathernecks Marine Corps Aviation Museum

Vietnam Helos – Angels and Demons from the Sky

During the Vietnam War the helicopter totally changed infantry combat. Helicopters could be used to insert and extract troops, including medical evacuations. Helicopter gunships could also be used to attack the enemy at close quarters to friendly troops and provide fire support. They were the angels of the sky to their own soldiers and demons to… Read More Vietnam Helos – Angels and Demons from the Sky