(Ray Mahon/Stars and Stripes)

Landing Zone Mack, South Vietnam, Oct. 9, 1966: A Marine hit on the head and back by grenade shrapnel receives medical attention from a Navy corpsman, about 50 yards from the top of Hill 484, also known as LZ Mack.

Hill 484 was the scene of heavy fighting between the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines and People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) forces during Operation Prairie in early October 1966. It was captured by Marines but then abandoned after the battle.

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