35 results found for: Ashcraft, Barr G

Gallery view

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Ruins of Quang Tri jail building

Qu?ng Tr? (Vietnam) - The destroyed shell of a building stands in a landscape of ruin. Photograph is mounted with a label describing the scene: "The liberated city of Quang Tri, I Corps. Fall, 1974. After 70 days of hammering, what remains of the city of 60,000 is the voiceless corner of this French-built jail."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Street urchins in Da Nang

Ðà N?ng (Vietnam) - Close-up of five boys looking at the camera. Photograph is mounted; title taken from label.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Sitting ducks in a chopper

Vietnam - Two soldiers look out from a helicopter with machine guns ready to fire. Photograph is mounted with label giving the title "Sitting duck" and describing the scene: "Anxious and tense at 500 feet the chopper dances above the treetops in search of enemy Viet Cong concentrations... over 1700 aircraft were long during America's longest war of 17 years."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Two ARVN troops drag Viet Cong corpse

Vietnam - Two soldiers drag a corpse along the ground. Photograph is mounted with label that explains: "Victorious today...but what about tomorrow? Two government ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] troops drag a dead Viet Cong to the roadside for a body count and a show and threat of power."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

ARVN soldiers taking cover

Vietnam - Several soldiers crouch in a ditch in the foreground while others run toward it, clutching their military rifles, against a backdrop dense trees. Photograph is mounted with a label describing the action: "Taking cover. As Viet Cong open up on us from treeline in the distance when we approach the ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] and the photographer prepare to run for cover."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Boy soldiers

Vietnam - Boy soldiers lined up alongside a line of military rifles, some smiling, some looking uncertain. Photograph is mounted, with label commenting: "As the war progressed the soldiers got younger, this one a cherubic-faced thirteen-year-old."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Soldier father with infant son

Vietnam - A man in military fatigues holds his infant son, both facing the camera. Photograph is mounted with a label that comments: "Soldier father on leave / first time he'd see his son."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Indonesian boys at Borobudur Temple

Borobudur (Indonesia) - Two boys sit cross-legged on a stone platform next to a statue of the Buddha, one looking at the camera while the other appears to be meditating. Photograph is mounted with a label dscribing the scene: "In pursuit of nirvana. Young Indonesian boy, in lotus position, ponders his future atop an open stupa at Borobudur, Java, Indonesia. Indonesia, now Muslim, is the home of the largest Buddhist complete ... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

ARVN soldier approaches underground tunnel

Vietnam - A soldier holding his rifle leans toward a tunnel opening beneath a tree in the jungle, a corpse lying on the ground nearby. Photogrpah is mounted with a label that explains: "ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] regular soldier cautiously approaches tunnel for more prey like the Vee Cee (Viet Communists) to his left he has just killed. Like moles in the ground, the Vee Cee built complex tunnels som... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Eurasian and Vietnamese children

Vietnam - Three boys sit on the hood of an American truck with a girl next to them; one boy is waving, and all four children are looking and smiling at the camera. Photograph is mounted with a label describing them as "Eurasian and Vietnamese" and commenting, "often orphans would tag along asking to be taken home with you."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection