Ho Chi Minh Burns in South Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh Burns in South Vietnam.

(Photo © Brian Wickham)

These remarkable photographs of effigy-burning at a South Vietnamese military awards ceremony were taken by Brian Wickham in 1969 in the small, isolated village of Nha Be, near the mouth of the Nha be River.

A conflagration in the South (Brian Wickham – http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bwickham/)

A conflagration in the South (© Brian Wickham)

He was only able to fire off these two photographs, and he was unable to see who the second effigy was supposed to be, as its banner had already burned down.

However, at that stage in the war, a number of possible candidates might present themselves – from both sides….

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.

And for POWs left behind in Laos:

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