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Life on The Rockpile, 1966

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: January 22, 2019

Ray Mahon ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, 1966: U.S. Marines go about their business atop The Rockpile, a 750-foot hill located at the junction of five valleys seven miles south of the DMZ. The Marines manned the exposed 40-by-17-foot summit outpost for weeks at a time.

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