1980s Bands: The Smiths And That Vietnam War Album Cover
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Many will remember The Smiths excellent album, Meat is Murder, released in 1985 and featuring the above iconic photograph on its front cover, yes?
Well, not quite… The above is not the image used for the front cover of the album, but the original photograph, of Marine Corporal Michael Wynn, 20, of Columbus, Ohio, during Operation Ballistic in Da Nang, South Vietnam, which was taken during the Vietnam War.
There is a material difference…Read the full article here: http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/bombed-out/photo-stories/1980s-bands-the-smiths-meat-is-murder-album-cover/
See the trailer for our new film, M.I.A. A Greater Evil. Set in the jungles of Laos and Vietnam, the film deals with the possible fate of US servicemen left behind after the US pulled out of the Vietnam War.
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