|By the end of 1969, the U.S. military began to decrease its role in the War with a steady reduction of troops to Vietnam. The U.S. was slowly allowing the South Vietnamese to take over the fighting.|
|Color photograph of S. Vietnamese popular forces, 1969. Courtesy of M. Breen.|
U.S. soldiers and Vietnamese children, 1960s. Courtesy of J. Surak. Snug helicopter in Vietnam, 1968. Courtesy of M. Breen.
Vietnamese children, 1969. Courtesy of M. Breen.
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