Of peace on earth, goodwill toward men

Here is a Christmas card the soldiers were issued that they used to send home to friends, family, and, in this case, a friend’s family:

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The preprinted portion inside the card reads: May the Peace and Happiness of Christmas be yours today and throughout the New Year from The First Team.

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For more on Christmas in Vietnam:

Please watch the following youtube video which is a collection of photos captured by American soldiers who served in Vietnam and depicts how they celebrated the season: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX-OWGxuIwM

And of course Bob Hope’s 1967 USO Christmas Special from Saigon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzOsLRT7d5c

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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