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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Christmas season in Vietnam, 1967

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 23, 2020

John Olson ©Stars and Stripes
Ka Tum, Vietnam, December, 1967: Pfc. Earl Hamilton, a grenadier with C Company, 2/14th, 25th Infantry Division, gets in the Christmas spirit with a Santa figurine affixed to the top of his helmet and an inscription noting the upcoming holiday truce. The 2/14th was on patrol at Ka Tum, an unpopulated area about 50 miles west of Saigon and close to the Cambodian border.