Author Query: Friendship in the War Zone

October 3, 2014

Skip Nelson (above, in Vietnam in 1968) , a Vietnam veteran and accomplished photographer, is putting together a book titled A Candle in the Darkness . The heart of the book, Nelson says, will be…

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Vietnam War Helicopter Art, Volume II by John Brennan

September 17, 2014

John Brennan's Vietnam War Helicopter Art , Vol. II (Stackpole, 200 pp., $20.39, paper) is a masterpiece of photo-collecting artwork. Warning: If you don't already own Volume I, you'll rush to buy it as soon as…

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Hollow Tin Jingles: Poems By Fred Rosenblum

March 3, 2014

Fred Rosenblum went to Vietnam in 1968 as a nineteen-year-old Marine. He served with the 1st Marines in I Corps “from the triple canopies in the Annamese Cordillera to the sun-bleached savannahs that stretched and…

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Vietnam War Helicopter Art by John Brennan

July 20, 2013

Back in 2009 we ran a query on our Arts of War on the web page  for John Brennan, who served as a Flight Operations Coordinator with the 114th Assault Helicopter Company in Vinh Long…

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‘War/Photography’ Exhibit at the Corcoran in D.C.

July 5, 2013

  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="606"] From the show: David Burnett's “Lang Vei, Vietnam, ” March 1971[/caption]   The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., is the latest venue for “WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict…

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Veterans’ Multimedia Art Exhibit Opening in Chicago

July 5, 2013

"Conflict Zones: Three Generations" is the name of a multimedia art exhibit that opens today at the Ukrainian National Museum in Chicago. The exhibit, which runs through August 25, is made up of photographs and…

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Vietnam Vet Bill Frassanito's Pioneering Work at the Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 2013

There's an excellent front-page article in the June 29 Washington Post about the pioneering work done by Civil War historian and Vietnam veteran William A. Frassanito (above ). Frassanito, 66, has spent virtually his entire…

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Charlie Haughey's Old Photos Get New Life

May 1, 2013

Charlie Haughey was drafted into the Army in 1967, and went on to serve as a rifleman with the 25th Infantry Division in and around Cu Chi in Vietnam from 1968-69. In Vietnam he had…

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Author Looking for Vietnam War Photos

March 13, 2013

Lisa Lark, the author of  All They Left Behind :  Legacies of the Men and Women on The Wall, a tribute to sixty-one American servicemen and women who died in the Vietnam War that she…

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New Exhibit of Ted Engelmann's Photographs in Denver

February 27, 2013

Air Force Vietnam veteran---and accomplished photographer---Ted Engelmann  has a new photo exhibit, titled "Soldier's Heart, " set to open on Friday, March 1, at Anthology Fine Art in Denver. In this new exhibit , Engelmann combines…

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