ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Big snake in Vietnam, 1967
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 24, 2019
Gerard Forken ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, June, 1967: An infantryman from 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division tugs on an 18-foot snake found in tall elephant grass northeast of Saigon during Operation Billings. From the looks of the bulge, the reptile had just polished off its noontime meal.