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Sgt Thomas O. Wade, DASPO photographer, climbs a muddy bank after crossing a small river while covering Operation Fairfax and Company A, 4th Bn, 12th Inf, 199th Inf Bde, near Saigon, 7 May 67. His camera is wrapped in a plastic bag to keep it dry.

Sgt Thomas O. Wade, DASPO photographer, climbs a muddy bank after crossing a small river while covering Operation Fairfax and Company A, 4th Bn, 12th Inf, 199th Inf Bde, near Saigon, 7 May 67. His camera is wrapped in a plastic bag to keep it dry.

South Vietnamese flee Saigon in April 1975 with the help of the US military. Photograph by Dirck Halstead/Getty Images

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South Vietnamese flee Saigon in April 1975 with the help of the US military. Photograph by Dirck Halstead/Getty Images

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1960, An-My Lê left with her family in the last year of the Vietnam War (1975) and settled in the US as a political refugee. This photograph was taken in the California desert, where US Marines practiced military scenarios to prepare for deployment to another desert in the Middle East. Through her pictures, Lê provides a platform on which the moral and ethical questions of armed conflict can be raised. Learn about Lê and other immigrant artists…

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1960, An-My Lê left with her family in the last year of the Vietnam War (1975) and settled in the US as a political refugee. This photograph was taken in the California desert, where US Marines practiced military scenarios to prepare for deployment to another desert in the Middle East. Through her pictures, Lê provides a platform on which the moral and ethical questions of armed conflict can be raised. Learn about Lê and other immigrant artists…

CHARLES RICHARD EGGLESTON When Charlie Egglestons stint as a U.S. Navy journalist ended in 1966, he had collected two bronze stars for valor and other military awards for such efforts as climbing down a helicopter hoist to rescue a U.S. Pilot in North Vietnam and serving with a SVN junk-fleet patrol. He died in Rocket Alley near Saigon's Tan Son Nhut Airport, leaving his estate to Vietnamese orphans.

CHARLES RICHARD EGGLESTON When Charlie Egglestons stint as a U.S. Navy journalist ended in 1966, he had collected two bronze stars for valor and other military awards for such efforts as climbing down a helicopter hoist to rescue a U.S. Pilot in North Vietnam and serving with a SVN junk-fleet patrol. He died in Rocket Alley near Saigon's Tan Son Nhut Airport, leaving his estate to Vietnamese orphans.

An American troop holds a young Vietnamese child who fell asleep in his arms

An American troop holds a young Vietnamese child who fell asleep in his arms

"Dana Stone (born 1939 North Pomfret, Vermont; believed killed 1971, Bei Met, Cambodia, age 32) was a photo-journalist best known for his work for CBS during the Vietnam War. Stone paid his own way to Vietnam in 1965, and became a stringer for UPI. A novice photographer when he arrived in Saigon, he soon became a combat photographer of note. Investigations by fellow photojournalist Tim Page, reported in the UK Sunday Times on 24 March 1991, indicate that Stone and Sean Flynn were captured…

"Dana Stone (born 1939 North Pomfret, Vermont; believed killed 1971, Bei Met, Cambodia, age 32) was a photo-journalist best known for his work for CBS during the Vietnam War. Stone paid his own way to Vietnam in 1965, and became a stringer for UPI. A novice photographer when he arrived in Saigon, he soon became a combat photographer of note. Investigations by fellow photojournalist Tim Page, reported in the UK Sunday Times on 24 March 1991, indicate that Stone and Sean Flynn were captured…

Eddie Adams, a pulitzer-prize winning photojournalist:    …covered 13 wars, beginning with a stint as a Marine Corps combat photographer in Korea in the early 1950s and ending in Kuwait in 1991. He did three tours of Vietnam with the Associated Press and won the Pulitzer Prize for photography for his shot of a Viet Cong lieutenant being executed at close range on a Saigon street by a South Vietnamese general.”

Eddie Adams, a pulitzer-prize winning photojournalist: …covered 13 wars, beginning with a stint as a Marine Corps combat photographer in Korea in the early 1950s and ending in Kuwait in 1991. He did three tours of Vietnam with the Associated Press and won the Pulitzer Prize for photography for his shot of a Viet Cong lieutenant being executed at close range on a Saigon street by a South Vietnamese general.”

1970 above_saigon_street [tags] Pre-1975 Saigon  5  by Various Authors_O

1970 above_saigon_street [tags] Pre-1975 Saigon 5 by Various Authors_O

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