Soldat américain au Vietnam en état de choc de Don McCullin 1968 Soldat d'un bataillon de marines américains alors qu'ils venaient de traverser la "rivière parfumée" à la ville de Hue, qui avait été capturé par des soldats nord-vietnamiens. Les Américains subi de lourdes pertes et la ville a été détruite. Cette image résume la capacité de McCullin pour montrer les conséquences humaines de la guerre.
Jeannette Rankin (1973) Unpopular votes against both world wars overshadow, momentous women’s rights victories of nation’s first congresswoman One day after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in December 1941, the U.S. House voted 388-1 to declare war on Japan and thrust America into World War II. The sole “no” vote came from Montana’s Rep. Jeannette Rankin. Hisses could be heard from the gallery when Rankin cast her vote. A small procession of colleagues approached her afterward, asking her…
In this March 27, 1973 photo, an American GI takes a nap atop his luggage as he and other troops wait to begin out processing at Camp Alpha in Saigon, as withdrawal of U.S. troops resume after a 10-day dispute over POWs.
January 30, 1966. Operation Rolling Thunder, the bombing of North Vietnam, resumes. LBJ’s diplomatic initiatives during the bombing pause have failed. Photo: Two 750-pound general purpose bombs are released from a camouflaged U.S. Air Force F-4C Phantom fighter bomber. Photograph VA061405, No Date, George H. Kelling Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University.
In this March 27, 1973 photo, surrounded by luggage of other departing GIs, U.S. Air Force airman reads paperback novel as he waits to begin processing at Camp Alpha on Saigon's Tan Son Nhut airbase in Saigon as troop withdrawals resume after 10 day-delay.
Dale Adam Dye (born October 8, 1944) is an American actor, presenter, businessman, and retired U.S. Marine captain who served in combat during the Vietnam War. Dye is what is known in military parlance as a "mustang", i.e., someone who began as an enlisted service member and earned their commission after enlistment, in Dye's case rising all the way from Private to Captain.