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Finding a Secret Vietnamese Army Hospital Cave in Laos.

Finding a Secret Vietnamese Army Hospital Cave in Laos.

2 months 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 and overgrown pathway to find it, we only glimpsed the cave entrance when we were right on top of it. The ... Read More
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Deadly Punji Stick Traps and the Vietnam War.

Deadly Punji Stick Traps and the Vietnam War.

1 week ago
Above Photo: Punji spikes outside a US Special Forces camp (lzxray.com) When I first saw the grainy texture of the above Vietnam War photo, I couldn’t work out what it was – it looked like an Impressionist painting.Then I looked more closely and saw it was a field of Punji sticks. Propaganda photo of North Vietnamese children laying a punji trap. ... Read More
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Unexploded Vietnam War Bomb Found In A Rice Field in Laos.

Unexploded Vietnam War Bomb Found In A Rice Field in Laos.

5 days ago
Above Photo: An unusual harvest – unexploded ordnance (UXO) dropped on Laos during the Vietnam War. The above rice farmer lives along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in a remote village in Attapeu Province, Laos. A few years ago, the villagers had cleared the jungle, so they could plant rice. During this exercise, they had discovered a large, unexploded bomb dropped ... 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.

3 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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Khmer Rouge Mines are STILL Killing People in Cambodia.

Khmer Rouge Mines are STILL Killing People in Cambodia.

2 weeks ago
Above Photo: A rural Cambodian ox cart. Six farmers were killed and a seventh was seriously injured when their truck hit an old anti-tank mine planted by Khmer Rouge guerrillas during the country’s civil war. The men were driving through a flooded field in northern Cambodia when the explosion occurred. “The anti-tank mine was left over from the civil war and ... Read More
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