War damage at the La Vang Cathedral, 1972
Published: February 7, 2013
Allen Schaefer ©Stars and Stripes
Near Quang Tri City, South Vietnam, July, 1972: A tank carrying South Vietnamese troops rumbles past a shattered religious statue outside the shell-damaged La Vang Cathedral. ARVN forces were mounting an attempt to retake Quang Tri City from the North Vietnamese, who had seized it two months earlier.