(Joe Kamalick/Stars and Stripes)

Black Virgin Mountain, South Vietnam, Oct. 14, 1969: A soldier walks on the outer edge of “Black’s Bathtub,” atop Nui Ba Den (Black Virgin) mountain as clouds roll by behind him at the outpost at an elevation of 3,200 feet. The camp’s rain-catch basin supplied all but the drinking water for the outpost.

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