Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Vietnam on two wheels
24 Dec 1966, Saigon, Vietnam --- Tourist Vantage Point. Saigon: For war-watchers, a favorite spot is the rooftop of Saigon's Caravelle Hotel, from which there is an unparalleled view of rocket fire over Tan Son Nhut Airport. About 46,000 tourists have come to South Vietnam in 1966, not to get away from it all, but to go where the action is.
14 Apr 1968, Hue, South Vietnam --- Hue, South Vietnam. Miscellaneous views ten weeks after the Tet Offensive fighting of civilians continuing their activities on the rubble-filled streets.
05 Nov 1968, Saigon, South Vietnam --- Saigon, South Vietnam.Vietnamese demonstrators, protesting the halt in the U.S. bombing of North Vietnam, parade with a sign during a demonstration near the American embassy. The sign translates, "We protest the unilateral decision made by President Johnson." An estimated 2,000 persons joined the bombing halt protest.