Bryan Grigsby Collection
Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO)
Bic Pen taken off the body of Viet Cong Officer Killed on 28 Feb. 1969 outside Long Binh Combat Base by members of Company "B", 2nd Bn, 18th Inf., 1st Inf. Div. The string attached to the pen was originally about 4 inches long and was tied to a safety pin. While Communist soldiers (Viet Cong) did not wear any insignia of rank, officers carried pens.
Museum Object, No Date, Bryan Grigsby Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 25 May. 2015. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=1048museum0736>.
Pub. Credit Line
1048museum0736, Bryan Grigsby Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
Added: 26 Feb 2003[Updated: 26 Nov 2013]