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Dave Dardzinski ©Stars and StripesSouth Vietnam, 1969: Artillerymen, both veterans and newly-arrived young soldiers from Carrollton, Kentucky, play a game of hearts as they wait for the next call to man their howitzer at Fire Support Base Bastogne near the A Shau Valley.

RELATED MATERIAL: Stars and Stripes' 1969 story about the Kentucky soldiers.BELOW: A PDF of Stars and Stripes' July, 1969 special section on the Vietnam War.

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