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The Great Pink Outhouse Disaster

Members of the 458th in Vung Ro took great pride in their famous Pink Outhouse! One day while Papa-san was engaged in burning waste behind the outhouse, a huge Chinook helicopter came in a little too low and blew the outhouse over into the fire. The charred remains were extinguished by the Vung Ro Bay Fire Dept.


One nagging question lingers to this day, however: where, in the middle of a war zone, did the pink paint come from?

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