Portrait of Vietnam War veteran and anti-war activist Ron Kovic in Miami Beach for a demonstration during the 1972 GOP Convention.
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A COMBAT MEDIC’S VIETNAM EXPERIENCE
JOURNEY TO VIETNAM 31 May 68 Oakland, Ca. Joe Ciacio and Ivan Katzenmeier – Oakland – awaiting transport to Viet Nam – We are leaving at 5:30 on Flight F239. Flying Tiger Airlines…
50 Years Ago: A Look Back at 1965
A half-century ago, the war in Vietnam was escalating, the space race was in full swing, the Rolling Stones were on a world tour, the bravery of those who marched to Selma led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act, and the St. Louis Arch was completed.
It’s Written on Their Faces
The thousand-yard stare or two-thousand-yard stare is a phrase coined to describe the limp, blank, unfocused gaze of a battle-weary soldier, but the symptom it describes may also be found among vic…
The Most Iconic Photographs of All Time - LIFE
Experience LIFE's visual record of the 20th century by exploring the most iconic photographs from one of the most famous private photo collections in the world.