Author Query: Looking for Marines Photographed by David Douglas Duncan

Chaplain Richard Black at Con Thien, September 1967

Franck Leclerc, a French newspaper reporter, is working on a book on the work of the great war photographer David Douglas Duncan, a Marine who served in World War II and who was one of the most acclaimed photojournalists of the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

That’s one of Duncan’s iconic Vietnam War pics above.

Leclerc would like to hear from  Vietnam veterans who were photographed by Duncan, including:

Capt. Reginald G. Ponsford II

Pfc. Charles “Tiz” Tisby

Lance Cpl. Toby Hooten

Capt. Frank Breth

Pfc. Richard Hughes

Chaplain Richard Black (in the photo above)

Pfc. John L. Lewis Lance

Cpl. Ernest Delgado

Pfc. Joseph Marshall

If you fit the description and want to help, email   And tell him you read about it on The VVA Veteran ’s  Arts of War on the web page.


Duncan at Khe Sanh in 1968

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