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Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division use a Lensatic Compass to check their position.
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Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division use a Lensatic Compass to check their position. The grenadier, left, wears the 2nd pattern M79 Grenade Vest, which was made from nylon and could accommodate 24 rounds.

Photo taken: May 1971
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