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Treating the Wounded - Booby Traps

Treating the Wounded - Booby Traps Disasters American History Social Studies

In addition to fighting battles, troops on the move encountered mines and booby traps as they made their way from place to place.  This image depicts someone injured by a white-phosphorus booby trap.

Maintained at the U.S. National Archives, this picture has the following description:

A young American lieutenant, his leg burned by an exploding Viet Cong white phosphorus booby trap, is treated by a medic.  1966

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Media Credits

Online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.  ARC Identifier 541863

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