Word Said it all "God Bless America" 1973
This nameplate was used in 1973
North Korea Hijacs U.S. Naval Vessel 1968
This nameplate was used in 1968

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.

Vietnam War

Barbara (Bobbie) Oberhansly

Weather girl wows Saigon

Vietnam's most talked-about TV personality these days is a blue-eyed blonde named Bobbie, the Armed Forces Television weather girl currently weathering her debut in front of TV cameras.

Plei Me fight stands as war turning point

Most people would be more inclined to fight their way out of Plei Me rather than fight to stay there.

Bungalows sprout in the boondocks

Two days' comfort in a bungalow motel with swimming pool and patio must seem as far away as a weekend in Miami to the field soldiers who daily live in mud and sweat along the edge of War Zone C.

41st PO — Down among sheltering palms

The flat plain of Tay Ninh Base Camp, eight miles from the Cambodian border, might seem a strange place for a "Stateside" post office, but there one sits.

U.S. troops find Viet Cong R&R center

U.S. troops met only light resistance Friday as a 23,000-man American force swept north of Tay Ninh in search of the communist supreme command.

World War II hero returns to another battlefield

"It's just like coming home," said World War II Medal of Honor winner Paul B. Huff as he was greeted by officers and men of the 101st Airborne Div. on his recent arrival in. Vietnam.

Bird Dog sniffs out VC, F100s clobber him

The pilot banked his light plane sharply, barely missing the jagged treetops.

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