Hump It - Term used for the things they carried. Some carried photographs, letters, comic books, condoms, and severed thumbs. Others carried extra rations, foot powder, and the New Testament. They all carried guns, helmets, and flak jackets. They all carried burdens.
Pebble - Symbol of Martha's "truest feelings." Sent to Lt. Jimmy Cross in a letter, and he kept it as his good luck charm.
Than Khe - Village the platoon razed to the ground after the death of Tim Lavender.
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