Category: vietnam visuals

The above picture shows a victim of napalm burns. Due to how…

The above picture shows a victim of napalm burns. Due to how devastating and violent the affects of napalm were, it was made illegal after the Vietnam War.

This picture show a soldier dead in the mud. Given the damp and…

This picture show a soldier dead in the mud. Given the damp and muddy terrain, it was common for soldiers to sink and suffocate. 

The above picture depicts a Vietnamese mosquito. Although small,…

The above picture depicts a Vietnamese mosquito. Although small, they were numerous in the humidity of the rain forest. While they may not have posed much of a threat, there was the constant nuisance of buzzing in soldier’s ears.

This right here is author and war veteran Tim O’Brien. After his…

This right here is author and war veteran Tim O’Brien. After his experiences in the Vietnam War, he wrote the meta-fictional novel The Things They Carried. This novel both gives war stories, talks about how to tell war stories (or stories in general), and is file under fiction for that thematic reason.

This is a picture of the Vietnam Rain forest. As shown,…

This is a picture of the Vietnam Rain forest. As shown, it’s very thick and dense with many hills. It proved to be very hard terrain to travel across and provided cover for Vietnam Soldiers.

Yet another fine example of anti-war propaganda. This is in…

Yet another fine example of anti-war propaganda. This is in relation to drafting, claiming that men who refuse their draft will get all the ladies.

This is a piece of anti-war protesting during the Vietnam War….

This is a piece of anti-war protesting during the Vietnam War. It claims that America’s intention is imperialistic, rather than aiding Vietnam. These proclaimed imperialistic ways make the troops in Saigon controlled poppets.

Placing flowers inside gun barrels was a common means of protest…

Placing flowers inside gun barrels was a common means of protest during the Vietnam War. The collision of something so peaceful with something so violent creates a powerful image. It took great courage to do such acts at gunpoint.

Agent Orange was a chemical herbicide sprayed in the Vietnam War…

Agent Orange was a chemical herbicide sprayed in the Vietnam War to kill the thick rain forests. However, many health defects soon followed the next generations, as seen in the above picture. Livestock and humans alike took great loss in population.

This is one of the most popular pictures from the Vietnam war…

This is one of the most popular pictures from the Vietnam war that you’ve probably seen over one million times. There are children running away in panic from napalm. One child had to strip down completely just to save herself from the horrible burning affects.