THE DOODLER – FRIDAY’S PHLOG FOR SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

vietnam Collage

Several years ago while visiting Astoria, Oregon, we stopped by the Maritime Museum.  The Museum had an interesting range of maritime history.  I found this exhibit fascinating.  When they shipped men to Vietnam during the war, the men were piled onto a ship into confined spaces like sardines.  It was a long hot voyage and the men had to find something to do to pass the time. Doodle they did on the bottom of their cots where they spent way too many hours thinking of what was to come.

“Above all, Vietnam was a war that asked everything of a few and nothing of most in America.”

–Myra MacPherson, 1984

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