1st Lt. Chuck Smilie, suffering from Dysentery, lies on his cot holding a roll of toilet paper near the village of Beit Meri in the foothills north of Beirut. Dysentery and boredom were the biggest threats to the US military during their deployment in Lebanon. July August 1958

Phot. Chuck Smilie

Pictured scanned from original 35mm B&W negative

Copyright: Charles Smilie

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