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Archive #photos: #Thanksgiving in #Vietnam, 1967. More: #tbt #photography #history

Archive #photos: #Thanksgiving in #Vietnam, 1967. More: #tbt #photography #history

Related For Kabul cooks preparing feast for US troops, Thanksgiving is ‘Super Bowl’ PHOTOS: From Kuwait to Okinawa, servicemembers get a taste of home on Thanksgiving Military history: Stories, videos and timelines View Photo Gallery » Thanksgiving time in Vietnam, 1967. John Olson/Stars and Stripes Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link In spite of hundreds of childhood admonitions not to play with their food, some American servicemembers in Vietnam found it hard to resist when their still-gobbling Thanksgiving main course arrived in November, 1967. The turkey that found its way by helicopter to the 9th Infantry Division was destined for the nearby Bear Cat base camp. It was one of 57,000 sent in to provide as many as...

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