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U.S. soldier in Lebanon wields a slingshot, 1958

Ted Rohde ©Stars and Stripes
Lebanon, September, 1958: Sp4 David O. Quandt of Battery A, 13th Artillery, demonstrates the skill with the slingshot which has reportedly caused a decline in the population of lizards and snakes in his unit's bivouac area near the Beirut airport during Operation Blue Bat.

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