ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Break during Operation Meade River, 1968
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 22, 2019
Kim Ki Sam ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, November, 1968: Pfc. Daniel H. Webb enjoys a temporary escape from his boots as Pfc. Robert M. Lacus writes a letter on a break near Dien Ban. The two were on blocking position during a sweep by 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines as part of Operation Meade River. In the background is an ancient Cham temple tower.