Download 1000 Yard Stare: A Marine's Eye View of the Vietnam War by Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty PDF

By Marc Waszkiewicz,Lea Jones,Crista Dougherty

A grunt’s-eye view of the Vietnam conflict via hundreds of thousands of private photos

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 sweetness, drudgery, hilarity, and horror of the war. 1,000-Yard Stare collects the easiest of those in a ebook that offers an unvarnished grunt’s-eye view of the Vietnam warfare.

These are outstanding, well-shot photos--most of them colour, lots of them actually arresting--of Marines within the box, in camp, on base, scuffling with, patrolling, writing, consuming, wearing on. a few have the sensation of candid snapshots whereas others are extra composed (Waszkiewicz was once, and is, an novice photographer), with matters starting from a gunner calculating levels with pencil and protractor and a chaplain undertaking a battlefield mass to grunts smoking illicit components whereas pretending to fish and pictures of barbed twine twisting within the jungle and watchtowers at twilight. additionally incorporated are pictures from Waszkiewicz’s postwar many years of coming to phrases along with his reviews, resembling a series of poignant photographs from The Wall in Washington and his journey again to Vietnam. it is a visible memoir of the battle.

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