By Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty
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 images shooting the wonder, drudgery, hilarity, and horror of the war. 1,000-Yard Stare collects the simplest of those in a e-book that provides an unvarnished grunt’s-eye view of the Vietnam battle.
These are awesome, well-shot photos--most of them colour, lots of them really arresting--of Marines within the box, in camp, on base, battling, patrolling, writing, ingesting, sporting on. a few have the sensation of candid snapshots whereas others are extra composed (Waszkiewicz was once, and is, an novice 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 photos from Waszkiewicz’s postwar many years of coming to phrases along with his reports, equivalent to a chain of poignant pictures from The Wall in Washington and his journey again to Vietnam. it is a visible memoir of the struggle.
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1000 Yard Stare: A Marine's Eye View of the Vietnam War by Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty