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Dave Preston ©Stars and StripesOff the coast of Vietnam, September, 1968: Two USS New Jersey crewmembers watch as the ship's big guns open fire on a Communist supply area near Vietnam's demilitarized zone. The New Jersey was the first U.S. battleship to see action since the Korean War.

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