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Marines at Soc Trang | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Marines at Soc Trang

Marines at Soc Trang | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Marines arriving at Soc Trang on a C-130 Hercules transport carrier.  Soc Trang was an abandoned landing strip built by the Japanese during World War II.   The C-130s were designed to move troops and equipment rapidly to remote locations, and they were used extensively during the Vietnam War.  This photograph was taken by Milwaukee free-lance photographer Dickey Chapelle whose collection is available for research at the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.

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DESCRIPTION
Marines arriving at Soc Trang on a C-130 Hercules transport carrier. Soc Trang was an abandoned landing strip built by the Japanese during World War II. The C-130s were designed to move troops and equipment rapidly to remote locations, and they were used extensively during the Vietnam War. This photograph was taken by Milwaukee free-lance photographer Dickey Chapelle whose collection is available for research at the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11533
Creation Date: June 1962
Creator Name:Chapelle, Dickey
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Collection Name:Dickey Chapelle papers, 1933-1967
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:lantern slide
Original Format Number:PH 3301 L UN-16 Box 11
Original Dimensions:1 x 1.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Airplane, Military
Marines
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Men
Outdoor photography
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Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

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