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Patrol Base Diamond, 1969
October 18, 2016
David Warsh ©Stars and StripesSouth Vietnam, April, 1969: With various forms of weaponry close at hand, two soldiers at Patrol Base Diamond II, near the Cambodian border about 35 miles from Saigon, catch up on their reading. The base, manned by the 25th Infantry Division, withstood several Communist attacks in the early part of April, 1969.
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