Ray Mahon ©Stars and StripesQuang Ngai Province, South Vietnam, September, 1966: A Marine radio operator soaks his feet while continuing with his duties during Operation Golden Fleece. The 7th Regiment and the South Vietnamese army's 4th Regiment were in the area to protect the rice harvest from the Viet Cong, who had confiscated about 90 percent of the local crop in each of the previous four years.

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