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A member of the 101st Airborne questions a Viet Cong suspect during operation Van Buren.
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A member of the 101st Airborne questions a Viet Cong suspect during operation Van Buren. The soldier has turned his Tropical Combat Jacket inside out to hide its full color insignia.

Though the Tropical Combat Uniform Board recommended the introduction of subdued insignia (black on olive drab) in November 1965, many US personnel were still wearing color insignia in late 1966.

Photo taken: February 1966
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