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2nd Battalion/12th Infantry/25th Infantry Division and a 25th Infantry Division armored infantry company, 2/1/1970

Iconography 1668: Jeff Hinman Vietnam Conflict photographs and slides
 Item, Object: 27, Box: 1
Popular poet, songwriter, veteran, Rod McKuen, called the hand gesture given here "The Universal Salute". The infantryman on the left is part of an M-60 machine gun team. He is carrying a helmit radio, extra machine gun ammunition, smoke grenades, rucksack, an M-16 rifle, and a sense of humour. His buddy is handing him a canteen of water.; Location: Northeast of Fire Support base, Pershing, Northwest of Cu Chi, South Vietnam; photo by Jeff Hinman '68

Dates

  • 2/1/1970

Repository Details

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