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Cu Chi, Vietnam, Aug. 31, 1970: Spec. Cecil Bean of the 3rd Squadron; 4th Cavalry Regiment reads an Aug. 31, 1970, Pacific Stars and Stripes, Vietnam edition. The Texas state flag can be seen flying upside down behind him. The 3rd/4th normally flew the flag as a nod to their first campaign during the Indian Wars. The flying of a flag upside down is generally a signal of distress or danger, although it is not clear if it was flown this way by intent or error.

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