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Visiting a Secret Vietnamese Army Hospital Cave in Laos

Visiting a Secret Vietnamese Army Hospital Cave in Laos

2 weeks ago
Above Photo: Inside the Hospital Cave I recently visited a secret North Vietnamese Army field hospital, hidden in a deep cave at the base of a mountain in Tham Pha,  Laos, not far from Phonsavan, clambering down a steep, overgrown and deserted pathway to find it. We only glimpsed the entrance to the cave when we were right on top ... Read More
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The Jim Bolen SOG Interviews, Part 5: A Wiretap Mission on the Sihanouk Trail in Cambodia, During The Vietnam War.

The Jim Bolen SOG Interviews, Part 5: A Wiretap Mission on the Sihanouk Trail in Cambodia, During The Vietnam War.

5 days ago
Above Photo: A B-52 strike during the Vietnam War. PAL: Jim, in your book No Guts, No Glory. you recount a wiretap mission inside Cambodia in September 1968. Can you describe that mission? JB: First I would like to make a statement about my two most successful missions, this wire tap and another, earlier, mission destroying the largest weapons cache ever found ... Read More
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Links Between The Vietnamese War Against The Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and the US’s War in Vietnam.

Links Between The Vietnamese War Against The Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and the US’s War in Vietnam.

2 days ago
Above Photo: A Cambodian girl cries in a refuge centre ahead of the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge in 1975. I recently read an extremely interesting article on the BBC by Kevin Doyle, about an almost forgotten and rarely written about war, when the Vietnamese army ousted the murderous Khmer Rouge regime of Pol Pol in 1979. The ... Read More
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Punk’s Not Bread – Sorry, Dead.

Punk’s Not Bread – Sorry, Dead.

18 hours ago
Above Photo – Agent Orange: An interesting mohican on Bleecker Street, New York. Homaging US Punk band The Mutants’ “Pizza”, or just starving? Full article and photos here: http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/bombed-out/overseas/punks-not-bread-sorry-dead/ Website: www.bombedoutpunk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bombedoutpunk?ref=hl
  • Punk Bands – Chelsea and The Right To Work.

    Punk Bands – Chelsea and The Right To Work.

    1 day ago
    Above Photo: The single cover for Chelsea’s Right to Work, from 1977. A young Billy Idol (left) playing guitar with Chelsea in 1976. Full article and photos here: http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/music/punk-bands-chelsea-and-the-right-to-work/ Website: www.bombedoutpunk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bombedoutpunk?ref=hl Twitter: @PeterAlanLloyd  
  • Bombed Out: Liverpool Then and Now Photographs.

    Bombed Out: Liverpool Then and Now Photographs.

    5 days ago
    Above Photo: Waterloo Seafront in Liverpool, in the early 1900s and today
  • Bombed Out! – The Glamour of Self-Publishing.

    Bombed Out! – The Glamour of Self-Publishing.

    6 days ago
    Above Photo: Me in Bangkok, checking the first few hundred copies of
  • Bombed Out And The Wartime Drawings of Edward Ardizzone.

    Bombed Out And The Wartime Drawings of Edward Ardizzone.

    7 days ago
    Above Photo: Bombed Out, 1941, by Edward Ardizzone. London air raid shelter scene 1940. Full article and photos here: http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/history/bombed-out-the-wartime-drawings-of-edward-ardizzone/ Website: www.bombedoutpunk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bombedoutpunk?ref=hl Twitter: @PeterAlanLloyd
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Jim Burns Interview 1. Nakhon Phanom Air Base in Thailand – My First Tour in 1964.

Jim Burns Interview 1. Nakhon Phanom Air Base in Thailand – My First Tour in 1964.

2 weeks ago
Above Photo: Jim Burns at Nahkon Phanom air base, Thailand, 1964. (Jim Burns) Jim Burns flew search and rescue helicopters with the 20th and 21st SOS Squadrons during the Vietnam War, frequently flying into Laos, North Vietnam and Cambodia under heavy fire to rescue shot-down airmen, or to insert and extract Special Forces units, some of whom were under intense ... Read More
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