Statements as they appear on canvas:
God be with us
ETS 4 Oct 68
Rich N. Vel, Sycamore, Illinois, West Union, Ohio
David + Rose
Midwest, the best, Ill., Ohio, Ind., Wis.
Norwalk California ETS May 19, 68
Land of surf, land of girls, land of raising hell, California
Vietnam bouund, I shall return with money ahead
Mother fickin whore
GSR 1/50 Inf.
Boots Clarke was here. He's a bad ficker from Chattanooga Tenn
Ellijay, Georgia ETS Aug 31, 68, home of the Stripteaser, '67 Comet 427 cu. in., dual overhead cam, ET [illegible] 87 mph
Canvas Bunk Bottom, No Date, USNS General John Pope Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 29 May. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=1574c0297>.
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1574c0297, USNS General John Pope Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University