LIFE, April 19, 1968

Khe Sanh

In Vietnam, the U.S. Army launches Operation Pegasus to reopen a land route to the besieged Khe Sanh Marine base. The siege of the base by North Vietnamese forces had begun in January and finally ended in the spring. By July, American forces had abandoned the base.

Pictured: American soldiers during the Khe Sanh operation.

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