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American POWs Left Behind in Attapeu and Nhommarath, Laos, after the Vietnam War.

American POWs Left Behind in Attapeu and Nhommarath, Laos, after the Vietnam War.

2 weeks ago
Above Photo: Peter Alan Lloyd takes a break on a trek through the tri-border jungle near Attapeu, Laos. Doing research for the POW aspects of my novel BACK, I came across much interesting (sometimes jaw-dropping) material, including this superb article written by Douglas Waller in Time Magazine, which was published in 2001, and which shows how seriously some members of the ... Read More
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A Vietnam War Mystery in Laos: Russian SAM Missiles.

A Vietnam War Mystery in Laos: Russian SAM Missiles.

2 months ago
Above Photo: North Vietnamese Anti-Aircraft Gunners fire on US Planes during the Vietnam War. When I was travelling along Route 9 in Laos recently, I was surprised to come across the remains of a SAM-2 rocket, or the rocket’s solid fuel booster stage, which had clearly been fired, and which was now resting in a memorial park in Muang Phin. ... Read More
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Were These Signs Made By American POWs Left Behind in Laos?

Were These Signs Made By American POWs Left Behind in Laos?

1 day ago
Above Photo: Mysterious never-properly-explained markings on the ground in Laos during the Vietnam War. Our film, M.I.A. A Greater Evil deals with the ongoing mystery of what happened to the POWs and MIAs who were left behind in Laos at the end of the Vietnam War. I previously wrote about this when I was in a former US POW-holding area in ... Read More
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John Atkinson Grimshaw’s Paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road.

John Atkinson Grimshaw’s Paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road.

4 years ago
Liverpool from Wapping (1875)  I’m a massive fan of John Atkinson Grimshaw’s art. For many years I have seen his paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road (shown above and below) in books, articles and even pubs all over the UK. I’ve always thought they were magnificent examples of Victorian urban art, and they came across my path again recently when I ... Read More
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The Wreckage of a US Helicopter Shot Down in Laos During the Vietnam War.

The Wreckage of a US Helicopter Shot Down in Laos During the Vietnam War.

1 week ago
Above Photo: the remains of a US helicopter at Muang Phin, Laos. While I was in Sepon (old Tcephone) I drove out along Route 9 to visit a monument to ‘Vietnamese-Laotian co-operation’ (about which see article link below) during the war. One side of the helicopter In the compound were some interesting war remains, including this US helicopter, which looked ... Read More
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