Soldier's Flame

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There were many types of soldiers in the Vietnam War. Some were proud to be doing their patriotic duty while others were victims, cheated by their government. But one thing they had in common was the Zippo lighter. This ubiquitous tool was often customized with a design or personalized message. The messages on these lighters give us a glimpse into the true feelings of the soldiers, a glimpse of the fires they carried inside them.