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1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Two soldiers tend a wounded comrade

Vietnam - A soldier lies on his back on the ground, some limbs bandaged, tended by two soldiers. Photograph is mounted, with a label that explains to situation: "In a nameless stretch of jungle in the delta, summer, 1972... two docs [?] tend to a desperately wounded comrade. He was to die within the hour. Medic to the right is a former Buddhist monk."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972 Apr.

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Teenage ARVN recruit fords a stream

Vietnam - A young helmeted soldier wades in chest-deep water, holding his rifle and gear overhead to keep them dry. Photograph is mounted with a label: "Teenage ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] recruit fording a snake-infested stream in the swampy delta, the first stream of perhaps a dozen that day...."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Grandmother and granddaughter offer food

Vietnam - A little girl and an older woman, both wearing hats, with two large containers of food. Photograph is mounted with a label describing "Grandmother and her granddaughter offer rice cakes, stolen Ritz Crackers, fried bananas, and the narcotic 'beetlenut' [betel nut] to the photographer at a bus station near Can Tho during the day." It speculates: "At night they could be making boobytraps for the Vietcon... more

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

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

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Montagnard girl and her baby brother

Vietnam - A young girl holds her younger brother, a baby or toddler, as both look at the camera. Photograph is mounted with label explaining: "Playing parent for her baby brother, Montagnard girl waits for word about whereabouts of her mother in government camp. Montagnard men were liked by Americans who viewed them as best natural fighters in Vietnam. Her father had been killed months before and her mother gon... more

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

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

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