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Collection Ray W. Stubbe
WVM ID Number V2006.12.110
Object Name Box, Cartridge
Title Packet, Cartridge, China
Year Range to 1968
Event Vietnam War
Description Cartridge packet, paper, brown. Markings, ink, red, stamped, "7.62 [Chinese characters translated 'Ordinary (Iron)']/ 56 [Chinese character translated 'Style']/ 20 [Chinese character translated 'Shots']." Packet likely held 20 cartridges for the Chinese Type 56 Assault Rifle, a copy of the AK-47 Kalashnikov.
History Stubbe, a native of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, served as a Navy chaplain with the 9th Amphibious Brigade, 26th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division during the Vietnam War. He later founded the Khe Sanh Veterans Association, becoming the preeminent researcher and documenter of those who served at Khe Sanh.
Place of Origin China
Material Paper
Biographical Record Stubbe, Ray W.
Khe Sanh