Catherine Leroy (1945-7/8/2006) was brought up in a convent in Paris. She was moved by images of war she had seen in Paris Match, & decided she wanted to travel to Vietnam to "give war a human face." At 21 she booked a 1-way ticket to Laos with just 1 Leica M2 & $100 in her pocket. On arrival in Saigon she met the photographer Horst Faas, bureau chief of the AP. Her most famous photo, Corpsman In Anguish, (1967) was one of 3 taken in quick succession portraying U.S. Navy Corpsman Vernon…
North Vietnam Army, pin by Paolo Marzioli
Big Red One outside Lai Khe, 1967.
A Vietnamese girl, 23 years old, was captured by an Australian patrol 30 feet below ground at the end of a maze of tunnels some 10 miles west of the headquarters of the Australian task force (40 miles southeast of Saigon). The woman was crouched over a World War II radio set. About seven male Viet Cong took off when the Australians appeared—but the woman remained and appeared to be trying to conceal the radio set. She was taken back to the Australian headquarters where she told under sharp…
MACV-SOG from RT Colorado ~ Vietnam War
MAAG Advisors Lt. Colonel John Brooks and Major Chester Peterson discuss Strategic Hamlet construction with province chief Major Tran Van Minh. Photo taken: Ben Cat (III Corps) 21st July 1962
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Việt Cộng chuẩn bị tấn công một ấp chiến lược (Vietnamese Communist preparing to attack a strategic hamlets)
An M-113 armored personnel carrier cuts through a field as it heads for the strategic hamlet of Duc Pho, in Quang Ngai Province, about 300 miles north of Saigon. One of the major operations of a South Vietnamese Army is a campaign to liberate hamlets...
MACV-SOG - Special Mission Force member Clay Curtis with his Rhade Montagnard interpreter Peo. Peo was killed shortly after this photo was taken. circa 1972 - photo Clay Curtis ~ Vietnam War