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Robert Kennedy in Japan, 1964

©Stars and Stripes
Tokyo, January, 1964: U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy, in the foreground next to the bullhorn, addresses a crowd of about 10,000 students outside Tokyo's Waseda University. The warm reception Kennedy received was said to be in sharp contrast to heckling he got at the school the year before.
 

Liberation of Kuwait, 1991

Wayne J. Begasse ©Stars and Stripes
Kuwait, 1991: Kuwaiti resistance fighters join in the celebration as dozens of Americans arrive in Kuwait City after the liberation of the country from Iraqi forces during the Gulf War. Told that the visitors were not soldiers but reporters, one woman replied, "It doesn't matter, you're American. That is enough. Americans freed our country from the arms of that madman [Saddam Hussein]."

RELATED MATERIAL:
A 1991 Stars and Stripes story about the reporters' arrival in Kuwait.
 

Deep in thought, 1968

John Olson ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, April, 1968: A 1st Air Cavalry Division soldier is deep in thought as he waits to be airlifted to Khe Sanh during Operation Pegasus, an effort to relieve the beleaguered combat base.
 

Bombing aftermath, 1962

Al Chang ©Stars and Stripes
Saigon, April, 1962: A guard who was wounded in a bombing of the presidential palace in Saigon is carried to a jeep while another victim, at right, awaits transportation to a hospital. Stripes photographer Al Chang was working on an assignment nearby when the blast occurred; told by a tank commander to "get the hell out of the area, we are in combat," Chang replied "I know," and continued to take photos.
 

Ike in Paris, 1957

Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Paris, December, 1957: President Dwight D. Eisenhower tips his hat to the photographer as he prepares to board his plane at the end of the NATO summit conference.
 

Jump school in Vietnam, 1967

Gerard Forken ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, August, 1967: Soldiers taking part in the 101st Airborne Brigade's "jump school" at Phan Rang pour out of a C-123 aircraft at the end of a grueling eight-day course, on their way to earning the parachutist badge.
 

Return to Normandy, 1964

Gus Schuettler ©Stars and Stripes
Normandy, April, 1964: As the 20th anniversary of the World War II invasion of Normandy approaches, U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Jack Polnoroff walks along the quiet expanse of Omaha Beach. Polnoroff, a machine gun squad leader during the invasion, was topkick of the Augsburg, Germany-based 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 24th Infantry Division when he revisited the scene of the battle for the first time.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Stars and Stripes' 1964 story about two D-Day veterans returning to Omaha Beach for the first time.
  

Ray Charles, 1968

Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, West Germany, October, 1968: "The Genius" at work — Ray Charles performs at the Jahrhunderthalle in Hoechst

Patrol Base Diamond II, 1969

David Warsh ©Stars and Stripes
Patrol Base Diamond II, South Vietnam, April, 1969: Two soldiers relax at Patrol Base Diamond II, near the Cambodian border about 35 miles from Saigon. The base, manned by the 25th Infantry Division, withstood several Communist attacks in the early part of April, 1969.
 

 
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