ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Operation Pipestone Canyon, 1969
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 27, 2019
Jim Clare ©Stars and Stripes
Go Noi Island, Vietnam, June, 1969: Tanks roll past a large bomb crater during the third phase of Operation Pipestone Canyon, in which U.S. Marines from 1st and 2nd Battalions, 1st Regiment, 1st Marine Division teamed up with Korean marines and 2,000 Vietnamese Army Rangers to attack Communist positions on Go Noi Island, about 10 miles south of Da Nang.