Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty's 1000 Yard Stare: A Marine's Eye View of the Vietnam War PDF

By Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty

A grunt’s-eye view of the Vietnam warfare via countless numbers of non-public photos

Marc Waszkiewicz served 3 excursions (1967, 1968, 1969) as an artillery ahead observer with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam, the place he took millions of pictures shooting the wonder, drudgery, hilarity, and horror of the war. 1,000-Yard Stare collects the simplest of those in a ebook that provides an unvarnished grunt’s-eye view of the Vietnam struggle.

These are notable, well-shot photos--most of them colour, a lot of them actually arresting--of Marines within the box, in camp, on base, battling, patrolling, writing, consuming, sporting on. a few have the sensation of candid snapshots whereas others are extra composed (Waszkiewicz was once, and is, an novice photographer), with topics starting from a gunner calculating levels with pencil and protractor and a chaplain accomplishing a battlefield mass to grunts smoking illicit components whereas pretending to fish and pictures of barbed twine twisting within the jungle and watchtowers at twilight. additionally incorporated are pictures from Waszkiewicz’s postwar a long time of coming to phrases together with his studies, resembling a chain of poignant pictures from The Wall in Washington and his journey again to Vietnam. it is a visible memoir of the warfare.

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