U.S. Army Chaplain Captain Angelo Liteky conducts Mass with Communion for soldiers of 199th Light Infantry Brigade, in Vietnam
South Vietnam Date:1968, June 5 Duration:2 min 48 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Soldiers of the 199th Light Infantry Brigade seated on the field at Fire Base Stephanie in Bien Hoa province, South Vietnam. U.S. Army Chaplain Captain Angelo Liteky is concluding the Eucharist (Communion) using a cardboard box for an altar. He finishes the ceremony, drinks the wine from the chalice and covers it. Scene shifts to the Chaplain dispensing communion wafers to Army soldier communicants. Another view of Chaplain Liteky completing Communion service at makeshift altar. He then reads from an altar card, crosses himself, and blesses the gathering of Army soldiers, several of whom then return pamphlets they used to follow and participate in the Mass.
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