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Cap Camouflage Pattern I

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No caption, but probably Royal Thai Army in Laos in either 1971 or 1972. Photo by CIA case officer Michael Ingham, from the Michael Ingham collection of The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University. 

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I arrived at Camp Duc Hua in late July 1968 and we were using both cloth and nylon sandbags.  The structure in the background, to the left of the generator shed uses both types of sandbags.  In the foreground, I'm on the left and SGT Oka (Jr. Medic) and we're making trashcans using det cord.  I used a 30-second time fuse (give or take 15 seconds).

19680910-0768Z3-8, Me & SGT Oka making trash cans, A-351, Camp Duc Hue.jpg

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