1,500 US Marines Land in Lebanon
This nameplate was used in 1958
Moonwalk 1969
This nameplate was used in 1969

This website was created and maintained from May 2020 to May 2021 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Stars and Stripes operations in the Pacific.
It will no longer be updated, but we encourage you to explore the site and view content we felt best illustrated Stars and Stripes' continued support of the Pacific theater since 1945.

Taiwan

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Ingrid Bergman visits home of real heroine

Actress Ingrid Bergman paid a nostalgic visit to the Gladys Aylward Children's Home in Tien Mou Monday during a stopover in Taipei en route to Bangkok.

Wallace: Pressure North Vietnamese

George C. Wallace, the third party candidate in the 1968 presidential election, said here that President Nixon's address to the nation "left the door open for the application of more military pressure if the enemy escalates the war."

Chiang Kai-shek, son spend day aboard carrier Enterprise

President Chiang Kai-shek spent a day at sea Monday aboard the world's largest warship, the 90,000-ton nuclear-powered carrier Enterprise.

Gypsy a balm for patients at U.S. Naval Hospital on Taiwan

A certain healing process is going on among convalescents at the U. S. Naval Hospital in Taipei which is largely due to a salutary visit made by Gypsy Rose Lee.

U.S. community in Taipei prays

Special prayers for the family of the late President Kennedy and for President Lyndon B. Johnson were said by tearful congregations Sunday in Catholic and Protestant churches in Taipei.

Canadian pedals his way to victory over polio

Conrad Dube, 39-year-old French-Canadian who was crippled by polio at the age of two, has worn out 12 bicycles, 37 sets of tires and pedaled 192,000 miles around the world in 17 years to prove his will is stronger than his physical handicap.

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