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South Vietnam, 1968: South Korean Blue Dragon marines clear the road between Hoi An and Da Nang of mines to keep supplies flowing.

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First-ever drone museum celebrates grand opening in Texas
Containing more than 40 restored historic drones, the museum's exhibits were built from a personal collection of drones that belonged to the late Harold "Red" Smith, of Parker, Texas, a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force who was tragically killed by a drunk driver in 2017 before his dream of opening a museum could be realized.
John Wayne takes a shot, 1957
Kawana, Japan, October 1957: Actor John Wayne lines up a shot while playing pool at a hotel during the filming of “The Barbarian and the Geisha.”
WWII veteran and wife’s love letters donated to Massachusetts historical society
Love letters, photos and greeting cards were sent between Mel and Jane Atherton while Mel was serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mel and Jane's four children — Paula, Janet, Mel and Connie — donated six two-inch three-ring binders containing 350 letters, many photographs and cards, and a digital flash drive to the Scituate Historical Society on Nov. 20 — a day before what would have been Mel and Jane's 80th wedding anniversary.
UK: British Airways flight not informed of Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait
More than 300 passengers and crew on a British Airways flight could have been spared a months-long hostage ordeal in 1990 in Kuwait if Britain's Foreign Office had informed the airline that Iraq had commenced its invasion of its oil-rich Persian Gulf neighbor, newly disclosed files showed Tuesday.
Thanksgiving time in England, 1968
Tuddenham St. Mary, England, November 1968: Travis Allen, 4, makes some new friends at the home of Robert S. Coe in a town near RAF Mildenhall, where Travis’s dad, Staff Sgt. Russell Allen, was stationed with the 513th Tactical Airlift Wing. One “lucky” bird was destined to return home with the Allens to be the guest of honor at their Thanksgiving dinner.
Anniversary of a tragedy in Bosnia, 1998
Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 1998: On the third anniversary of a shelling in downtown Tuzla that killed 71 people, mostly children, a man mourns his loved ones at the gravesite of most of the victims. In 2007, a Bosnian court convicted Novak Dukic — a local Serbian army commander at the time of the attack — of war crimes and sentenced him to 25 years in prison.
Taking inventory in Bosnia, 1998
Camp Bedrock, Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 1998: As the 1st Cavalry Division takes over peacekeeping duties from the 1st Armored Division, 1st Lt. Kelvin Brown, Sgt. Jeremiah Walter and 1st Lt. Karl Warnsman, left to right, take inventory of ammunition and nonlethal projectiles before signing for and accepting the assets.

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