ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Gen. Westmoreland, 1967
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 26, 2019
Gerald Forken ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, August, 1967: Brig. Gen. S. H. Matheson, right, commanding general of the 101st Airborne, shows captured enemy mortar rounds to Gen. William Westmoreland, the commander of U.S. forces in Vietnam. Westmoreland was visiting troops from the 101st Airborne and 196th Light Infantry Brigades during Operation Benton near Chu Lai.