Voices of Vietnam
Ernest Ayo Photos
Camp Kue Army Hospital, Okinawa.
"Paradise compared to the Vietnam MASH units."
John Wayne (right) visiting Okinawa. "He really is tall."
Aerial view of Okinawa.
Basic training, Camp Eagle.
"Fort Sam Houston where we all trained.
Home of the infamous 'Snake Pit' bar (hook-up city)."
China Sea Beach.
Nurses trolling for jellyfish.
Two seat, two cylinder early Mazda.
"Me and Lt. Frank recording music on reels."
"Captain Ratkus, DDS, and me at China Sea Beach."
Local rice merchant.
"Teaching the nurses to play 'Pass the Scissors'."
"Our apple-bobbing champ, Lt. J. Kenet."
Hospital bowling team accepting 1st place. "Our
'secret plan'—Buy our opponents greasy potato chips
and keep our fingers dry."