Unknown/ AP - Vietnam War - Soldier carrying statue of the Virgin Mary - 1965

Description
Unknown/ AP - Vietnam War - Soldier carrying statue of the Virgin Mary - 1965
Gelatin-silver print, Wire photo - Press Agency/Newspaper Stamp - 1965

Vintage press photo showing U.S. soldiers carry religious statues from a church in Binh Tan to a waiting helicopter, December 1965.
The 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division evacuated the parish priest and most of his church from the Viet Cong-controlled area to a government protected area 10 miles away in Phu Phong, about 260 miles northeast of Saigon.

Size: 19.5 x 16.2
Media: Gelatin silver print, FB paper, Associated Press Wirephoto
Dates: Shot and printed 1965
Good condition with minor scratches and signs of editorial use

Lot details
Artist
Unknown/ AP
Title of artwork
Vietnam War - Soldier carrying statue of the Virgin Mary - 1965
Technique
Gelatin-silver print, Wire photo
Signature
Press Agency/Newspaper Stamp
Date of print
1965
Condition
Good
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
19×15 cm
Total dimensions
19.5×16.2×0.1 cm
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