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Sense of Humor

A Marine walks towards a tent with a pumpkin on top
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Gene Klebe; 1965; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-162-J
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In the days following Viet Cong attacks on Marble Mountain and Chu Lai airfields, forces around Da Nang remained on alert. South of Da Nang, members of I Company, 3d Battalion, 9th Marines had two days earlier successfully ambushed what was probably an advance party of a third attack force headed for Da Nang Airbase. In an effort to reduce tension, or perhaps as a show of macabre irony, a member of I Company put up a holiday reminder.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • Vietnam Conflict 1962-1975
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