By Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty
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 photographs taking pictures the sweetness, drudgery, hilarity, and horror of the war. 1,000-Yard Stare collects the easiest of those in a booklet that offers an unvarnished grunt’s-eye view of the Vietnam warfare.
These are awesome, well-shot photos--most of them colour, a lot of them really arresting--of Marines within the box, in camp, on base, battling, patrolling, writing, consuming, wearing on. a few have the sensation of candid snapshots whereas others are extra composed (Waszkiewicz used to be, and is, an beginner photographer), with matters starting from a gunner calculating levels with pencil and protractor and a chaplain engaging in a battlefield mass to grunts smoking illicit elements whereas pretending to fish and photographs of barbed twine twisting within the jungle and watchtowers at twilight. additionally integrated are pictures from Waszkiewicz’s postwar a long time of coming to phrases along with his reports, equivalent to a series of poignant images from The Wall in Washington and his journey again to Vietnam. it is a visible memoir of the conflict.
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1000 Yard Stare: A Marine's Eye View of the Vietnam War by Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty