UPI - The Vietnam War

 

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Identifier

35160004316247

Creation Date

5-19-1975

Subject—Places

Vietnam

Subject—Topics

Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Description

Subic Bay, Philippines: Maj. Gen. Kenneth Houghton, commander of 3rd Marine Division, congratulates left-handed Lance Cpl. R.J. Hughes of Louisville, Ky., after awarding him Purple Heart 5/19. Hughes suffered burns on right arm when helicopter exploded on way to Koh Tang island. Looking on is Sgt. Victor Salinas of Corpus Christi, Tex., who was on same copter and similarly honored by Houghton.

Format

BW Photograph, 8.5" x 11"

Source

United Press International

Series

American Experience

Keywords

Vietnam War

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