Steve Conaway ©Stars and StripesDa Nang, South Vietnam, March, 1971: Steel rails are stacked at the mostly-deserted railroad terminal in Da Nang. According to a Stars and Stripes story, "Years ago the Vietnamese had a respectable network of rails linking major cities, but continuing war made it all but impossible to guard the hundreds of miles of open rails and bridges."

RELATED MATERIAL: Stars and Stripes' 1971 story about the Da Nang railroad station.

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