The Vietnam War remains to be one of the most controversial and deadliest in the world’s history especially the United States. The war lasted for 20 years and claimed approximately 3.5 million lives. It is estimated that about 60,000 of those who died were Americans who were fighting the Soviet Union. The cold war was based on the fact that the Soviet Union had to be stopped due to its political influence as well as the spread of its communism. In the war that altered the course of history, these rare photos were taken.