Kim Ki Sam ©Stars and StripesTay Ninh, South Vietnam, May 1, 1966: American soldiers stop to fill their canteens at a water hole during Operation Birmingham, near the Cambodian border. Over 3,000 troops from the 1st Infantry Division were brought in by C-130s to take part in the operation.

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