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Flooding in South Vietnam, 1970

Dan Evans ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, November 1, 1970: A Vietnamese girl struggles with her belongings as she wades through flood waters on Highway One, south of Da Nang. An estimated 205,000 people were driven from their homes by water that peaked at between nine and 12 feet above normal levels; officials said 159 Vietnamese, 11 Koreans and six Americans had been killed in the flooding.

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• Read two Stripes stories about the flooding in South Vietnam in 1970:
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