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Child lying dead in war

Item Information

Title:
Child lying dead in war
Description:
Body of older child or young teenager lies face up on ground, badly destroyed. Label for a mounted version of the photograph observes: "The flower of youth snuffed out with a flash and an explosion. An artillery round reduces this fourteen-year-old to a tangle of twisted limbs and oozing protoplasm. By end of war the fighting was increasingly done by available manpower, the young...."
Creator:
Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005
Date:
December 1975
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Black-and-white photographs
Slides (photographs)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 001 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection
Subjects:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnamese
Children
Extent:
1 slide ; 5 x 5 cm.
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Place of origin:
Vietnam
Language:
English
Identifier:
muph007-b001-i002