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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

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

1973 Dec. 25

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Anxious ARVN ranger pointing

Vietnam - Two soldiers in the delta jungle. Photograph is mounted with label explaining: "Anxious ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] ranger points toward Communist first fire and his own team point man in the densely bushed jungle. Vision was limited to three or four meters."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Boi Van Trinh

Vietnam - Boi Van Trinh, seen from the shoulders up, balances a plate of food on his head, holding it with one hand, some thirty miles north of Saigon. Photograph is mounted, with label providing a brief biography: "Boi Van Trinh, a lad of good cheer and strong will, offers ricecake wrapped in banana leaves to the photographer as an appetizer for dinner. A street urchin whose family had been killed Boi was adop... more

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

1975 Jan.

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Cambodian army of rebels riding elephants

Vietnam - Soldiers ride atop elephants walking in a line. Photograph mounted with label explaining: "Ragtag Cambodian army of rebels commandeer elephants and their mahut (trainer) to carry them to the front for fight with hated Vietnamese. Elephants made easy targets for the big guns as well as small arms fire of the better trained Viet Cong. It was like shooting fish in a barrel. No elephants survived although... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1975 Dec.

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Child lying dead in war

Vietnam - Body of older child or young teenager lies face up on ground, badly destroyed. Label for a mounted version of the photograph observes: "The flower of youth snuffed out with a flash and an explosion. An artillery round reduces this fourteen-year-old to a tangle of twisted limbs and oozing protoplasm. By end of war the fighting was increasingly done by available manpower, the young...."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Child with old bicycle

Vietnam - Child crouches on the ground examining dilapidated bicycle, in a desolate rural setting, a ruined village probably in Vietnam. Large pile of debris and a bare tree are in the background.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Child with old bicycle

Vietnam - Child crouches on the ground examining dilapidated bicycle, in a desolate rural setting, a ruined village probably in Vietnam. Large pile of debris and a bare tree are in the background. Photograph is mounted, with label commenting: "The next generation picking through what's left of her village."

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