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by unknown hand, across top in black ink: 3 AL WARRIOR @T[illegible] 6 P; upper right stamped in red ink: STATES-ITEM; vertical along left edge printed in wirephoto: (NY10-July 20) WARRIOR ON A MOON BEAM--Lt. George Kaplan of New York / City, a 9th U.S. Division trooper, keeps up with Apollo 11 news on one / hand with a small transistor radio and war business on the other as / he wades waist deep through Mekong Delta in South Vietnam. Kaplan / is based at Dong Tam and his unit operates throughout the northern / Mekong Delta. (AP Wirephoto via radio from Saigon) (pr11520rca)1969; on verso, upper left printed in black ink on applied barcode label: historicimages.com / nosp1423; center stamped in purple ink: JUL 24 1969

Provenance

(Historic Images, Memphis); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
Exhibition History
2019
By the Light of the Silvery Moon: A Century of Lunar Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2019 - 2020, unnumbered catalogue.
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