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Rocket launcher among items hauled in by L.A. police dept.'s Gun Buyback Program

Nick Ut / AP

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck holds up a rocket launcher taken as part of a cache of weapons received as part of a weekend gun buyback program at Los Angeles Police headquarters in Los Angeles on Monday, May 14, 2012. The haul also included 791 handguns, 527 rifles, 302 shotguns, marking a four-year low. A local supermarket chain donated $200,000 in gift cards to give out in exchange for the guns.

Nick Ut / AP

A pile of guns is displayed at a news conference after an annual Gun Buyback Program which netted 1,673 firearms over the weekend, marking a four-year low shown at the Los Angeles Police headquarters in Los Angeles.

It's worth noting that photographer Nick Ut made a famous, Pulitzer Prize-winning image from the Vietnam War

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