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Item Number
VA000585
Record Number
509
Creation Date
05 June 1968
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
Vietnamese Marines fight communist infiltrators in Gia Dinh. ARVN marines advance toward dug in Viet Cong troops in Gia Dinh three miles northeast of the Presidential Palace in Saigon, June 5, 1968. The combat-hardened Marines carry gas masks. The tank in the background suffered some damage the previous day from communist gunfire. The man on the left carries a 57mm recoilless rifle into battle.
Citation
Photograph VA000585,  05 June 1968, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 22 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA000585>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA000585, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 13 Jun 2002]