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Infantryman "Tunnel Rat", 2/12th, 25th Infantry Division, 2/1/1970

Iconography 1668: Jeff Hinman Vietnam Conflict photographs and slides
 Item, Object: 47, Box: 1
A "tunnel rat" emerges from a tunnel complex holding a homemade oil burning lamp used by the Viet Cong and NVA for illumation. Usuall ythe smallest man in the platoon was given the extremely dangerous job of tunnel rat.; Location: East of Fire Support Base Pershing, Northwest of Cu Chi, Vietnam; photo by Jeff Hinman '68

Dates

  • 2/1/1970

Repository Details

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