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By Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty

A grunt’s-eye view of the Vietnam conflict via thousands of private 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 photographs shooting the sweetness, drudgery, hilarity, and horror of the war. 1,000-Yard Stare collects the simplest of those in a publication that provides an unvarnished grunt’s-eye view of the Vietnam struggle.

These are remarkable, well-shot photos--most of them colour, lots of them really arresting--of Marines within the box, in camp, on base, scuffling with, patrolling, writing, ingesting, wearing on. a few have the sensation of candid snapshots whereas others are extra composed (Waszkiewicz was once, and is, an beginner photographer), with topics starting from a gunner calculating levels with pencil and protractor and a chaplain carrying out 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 together with his studies, corresponding to a series of poignant pictures from The Wall in Washington and his journey again to Vietnam. this can be a visible memoir of the struggle.

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