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80-G-709246 Tonkin Gulf Beard Contest

Contestants have their beards inspected by young Vietnamese refugees during the trip from Haiphong to Saigon, August 1954. ENS James I. Hart, USN (left), was declared the winner of the contest conducted among the sailors in the Indo-China area to operate "Passage to Freedom".
Title: Tonkin Gulf Beard Contest
Description: Contestants have their beards inspected by young Vietnamese refugees during the trip from Haiphong to Saigon, August 1954. ENS James I. Hart, USN (left), was declared the winner of the contest conducted among the sailors in the Indo-China area to operate "Passage to Freedom".
Catalog #: 80-G-709246
Copyright Owner: National Archives & Records Administration
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