"Mitchell Sanders carried starched tiger fatigues for special occasions."
Marine wearing Tigerstripe Camouflage in Vietnam, 1965
Public DomainMarine wearing Tigerstripe Camouflage in Vietnam, 1965 - Credit: US Marine Corps

Tigerstripe camouflage was worn by some United States soldiers in Vietnam, although it was not official issue. The uniforms were bought privately, and were thought to provide better camouflage in jungle conditions than the standard issue olive drab green uniforms.