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Burning latrine waste, 9/1/1969

 Item, Object: 254, Box: 2
Part of Iconography 1668: Jeff Hinman Vietnam Conflict photographs and slides


55 gallon oil drums were cut in half and used for catch basins in latrines. Disposal was done burning the waste with diesel fuel. Quite often Images like this one became symbols of the vietnam war. Reference: Look up "Shit Burner-Vietnam War"; Location: Rear area for 2/505th Inf, 3rd Bde, 82 Air Div, Tan Son Nhut; photo by Jeff Hinman '68


  • 9/1/1969

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

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