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3rd Marine Regiment Camp

3rd Marine Regiment Camp

Sgt Grit, Enclosed are pictures of what the 3rd Marine Regiment Camp looked like in 1965. We were at the base of Hill 327. Life there was pretty primitive, but we didn't know any better so it was fine. Note the shower facilities — one 5 gallon can of water per shower. The 55 gallon drums were at the edge of a gully the bottom of which were wooden pallets.

I arrived in Danang, from Okinawa, in March of 1965. I was a radio operator (2533) with HQ 1-12. Later I was transferred to 3rd Mar Reg.

Sincerely,
Former Sgt Tom Hopkins

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