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Audience at the Bob Hope 1969 USO Christmas tour, 12/21/1969

Iconography 1668: Jeff Hinman Vietnam Conflict photographs and slides
 Item, Object: 99, Box: 1
The audience for the Bob Hope show at the 25th Infantry Division base in Cu Chi on December 21, 1969, was composed of 13,000 men and women from the 25th Infantry Division and divisions operating in borderline areas. Troops were brought to the show via truck convoy and helicopters. My partner, Jim Williams, and I, walked to the show (Our battalion headquarters were just across the road from the 25th Infantry Division's amphitheatr) In order to get front row seats which were overturned artillery shell boxes.; Location: 25th Infantry Division Base, Cu Chi, South Vietnam; photo by Jeff Hinman '68

Dates

  • 12/21/1969

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