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In February 1966, two lieutenants of Company “C”, Second Battalion, 35th Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, wrote The United States Playing Card Company and requested decks containing nothing but the Bicycle ace of spades. In an attempt to scare the Viet Cong, it was common practice to leave an ace of spades on the bodies of slain Vietnamese soldiers or to spread on the ground, foxholes & fields

Saw these and heard their story from a cool guy at the #BiggestGunshowInTheWorld

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