Military Photo of the Day: Flowers from a Vietnamese Girl

By Shannon Henderson Published on August 7, 2016

8/7/66- Qui Nhon, South Vietnam: A newly-arrived soldier of the 4th Infantry Division obligingly leans over to receive a garland of flowers from a smiling Vietnamese girl as the Division’s 2nd Brigade moved ashore at Qui Nhon 8/7. The 4th Division were the first of an estimated 100,000 additional U.S. troops scheduled to arrive in Vietnam by year’s end.

UPI Radiotelephone by Staff Photographer Nguyen Thanh Tai.

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