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

 Item, Object: 27, Box: 1
Part of Iconography 1668: Jeff Hinman Vietnam Conflict photographs and slides


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


  • 2/1/1970

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From the Collection: English

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