Lt. Bud Vincent of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry…

Lt. Bud Vincent of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment wrote this sign to his wife asking to keep a kitten he found, circa 1969.

The sign reads:

Dear Helen,
As you can see I am a little Vietnamese kitten. Do you suppose your husband could keep me?
Sincerely,
[drawing of paw print]