I see this photo constantly misattributed as showing Carlos Hathcock. So here is the National Archives’ card for the photo:

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  1. Shawn says:

    to the internet experts, everyone holding a model 70 with Unertl in Vietnam is Carlos

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  2. John M. says:

    We’re those boots typical issue during Vietnam?

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    1. Shawn says:

      thats the standard issue leather boot from that time. That picture was taken still early enough in the war that the USMC probably still had some using the all leather boot

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