U.S. soldier in Lebanon wields a slingshot, 1958
Published: February 18, 2013
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.
Stars and Stripes' 1958 story about the Army slingshot artist.