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Refugees in Hue, 1972

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 12, 2020

Ken Schultz ©Stars and Stripes
Hue, South Vietnam, May, 1972: Refugees brought to Hue from outlying areas crowd onto a sampan on the Perfume River, hoping to escape a Communist offensive. More than 27,000 refugees were brought to Camp Books, which was vacated by the 1st Marine Division two years earlier.

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