Mamie Van Doren's Vietnam Diary :
"It is already dark as I put on my makeup in a makeshift dressing room. These Spartan quarters have been set up for me by a senior sergeant and a couple of grunts at this remote fire base. It is really a small trailer that feels like a sauna. It is humid and hot as only Vietnam's Mecong Delta can be, even though the sun has gone down an hour ago. As fast as I put on the makeup, it runs off my face in little brown rivulets of sweat."