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Collection Edward L. Huff
WVM ID Number V1999.28.3
Object Name Jacket
Title Jacket, Tour, Camouflage, Vietnam
Date 1960-1973
Year Range from 1966
Year Range to 1966
Event Vietnam War
Description Jacket, Vietnamese Manufacture, camouflage, cotton, light weight, w/ diagonal running irregular black stripes, intermixed with green, brown, camouflage colors, stand-up collar, zipper front, 2 diagonal lower pockets, and vented cuffs with button closures. The left front is decorated with an embroidered patch of the "Pink Panther" cartoon character and embroidered in yellow thread below, "COOLIN'IT".
History Sgt. Edward Huff, Ordnance Company, Maintenance Battalion, 1st Marine Div. Purchased when Huff first arrived in Vietnam. Never worn overseas.
Place of Origin Vietnam
Material Cotton/ Steel/ Plastic