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"Let Them Fight It Out" — Growing GI Disillusion Casts Doubt on Morale Claims (29.9 KB)

Report for the Washington Evening Star, November 9, 1969

Looking up Le Loi toward Opera House, new Eden Bldg on left, Caravelle far right, sign advertizing subway construction in center

©DON KIRK PHOTOS

Donald Kirk and photographer David Terry spent the summer of 1971 visiting bases in Vietnam, interviewing and photographing GIs for this piece on attitudes of U.S. troops, the cover article of The New York Times Magazine, September 19, 1971.