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Washday, 1982

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Danny Lane ©Stars and Stripes
Okinawa, August, 1982: Pants drying on an Okinawa housing area clothesline appear to be doing a washday dance in the wind.
 

Normandy spectator, 1984

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Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Pointe du Hoc, France, June, 1984: Bundled up against the Normandy coastal cold, five-year-old Alexander Poutaraud, a local resident, tries to get a glimpse of D-Day 40th anniversary ceremonies from between the boots of soldiers.
  

Agnew and Ky, 1970

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Jack Fuller ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, August, 1970: Vice President Spiro Agnew watches as his South Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Cao Ky, pins a medal on a 1st Cavalry Division soldier during a ceremony at Tan Son Nhut Air Base. Photographer Jack Fuller, who covered the Vietnam War for Stars and Stripes in 1969 and 1970, went on to become editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. He died Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at age 69.
  

Johnny Cash, 1977

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James Arwine ©Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, Germany, November, 1977: Country music legend Johnny Cash talks to a reporter backstage at Frankfurt's Festhalle. Cash — who served in the U.S. Air Force in Europe in the early 1950s — was battling a sore throat, but still played for two hours for an audience that contained many U.S. servicemembers.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Stars and Stripes' 1977 interview with Johnny Cash.
 

Futenma, 1963

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Eikoh Goya ©Stars and Stripes
Marine Corps Air Facility Futenma, Okinawa, January, 1963: Cpl. Eugene F. Bilson, crew chief, gives the starting signal to the pilot of a UH-34D helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163. The squadron had just returned to Okinawa after six months in Vietnam, during which they lost seven men in an accident 40 miles south of Da Nang.
 

War brides, 1948

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Henry Compton/Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, Germany, October, 1948: American soldiers, their European war brides and their children prepare to head up the steps to an American Overseas Airlines flight at the Rhein-Main airport for a trip to New York and points beyond. Between 50 and 75 war brides — some with their families, others unaccompanied — were leaving from Rhein-Main for the U.S. each week as a December 27 deadline approached. After that date, their move to the U.S. would be subject to tougher immigration laws.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Stars and Stripes' 1948 story about the war brides.
 

Out of the Neckar, 1982

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Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Mannheim, Germany, July, 1982: A German "Floating Achilles" crane lifts a 50-ton M-60 tank out of the Neckar River. The tank had been stolen by a U.S. soldier and driven on a rampage through Mannheim, demolishing a streetcar and several cars and injuring three people. It was then trapped on the bridge, but in backing off the driver went over the edge and was killed.
 

USS New Jersey, 1968

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Dave Preston ©Stars and Stripes
Off the coast of Vietnam, September, 1968: Two USS New Jersey crewmembers watch as the ship's big guns open fire on a Communist supply area near Vietnam's demilitarized zone. The New Jersey was the first U.S. battleship to see action since the Korean War.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Stars and Stripes' 1968 story about the USS New Jersey's shelling of targets in Vietnam.
 

DiMaggio and Monroe, 1954

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Don Towles ©Stars and Stripes
Tokyo, February, 1954: Mr. and Mrs. Joe DiMaggio arrive at Tokyo International Airport on a one-day stopover before heading home to San Francisco. Retired New York Yankees star DiMaggio had been on a baseball tour of southern Japan while his wife, actress Marilyn Monroe, was entertaining U.S. troops in Korea.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Stars and Stripes' 1954 story about the couple's arrival in Tokyo.
 

Gaza Strip, 1958

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Merle Hunter ©Stars and Stripes
Gaza Strip, February, 1958: A Danish sentry from the United Nations Emergency Force stands guard near a tattered U.N. flag at the Israeli-Egyptian border on the Gaza Strip. The force, representing eight nations and more than 5,600 troops, was established in November, 1956, as part of the U.N.'s response to the Suez crisis.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Stars and Stripes' 1958 story about the UNEF troops.
 

 
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