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United Press International Marching Through Muck

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09677.66 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Camau Peninsula, South Vietnam Type: Photograph Date: 16 September 1962 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 18 x 23 cm. Order a Copy

One wirephoto released by United Press International dated September 16, 1962. Shows eight Vietnamese soldiers, wading through water in full gear, carrying weapons. The attached press release states that the Vietnamese troops are crossing the swamp in preparation for an attack against the Viet Cong. The release mentions that United States' involvement is expected to increase once the rainy season ends in September. The back of the photo is stamped with United Press International information.

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