Grieving young woman kneeling as she weeps over body of one of fifteen civilians who were killed in explosion of homemade Viet Cong mine on country road where most of victims were riding in Lambretta Tricycle which struck mine during Vietnam War. Location: Tuy Hoa, Vietnam Date taken: 1966
This collection of Vietnam War lighters was assembled and sourced by Bradford Edwards for his book “Vietnam Zippos” and the 282 lighters were recently available for auction. The engravings range from sentimental to shocking, and together they paint a unique, personalized picture of the U.S. troops during Vietnam.
U.S. Anti War demonstrations in Central Park, NYC, 1967. Middle class factions had come to believe the Vietnam War was a mistake. Some believed it was an unjustified and immoral intervention in the internal affairs of another country. Young men who faced conscription and concerned parents became increasingly engaged and many joined the antiwar movement.