Inspiration

A Story about Roger Locher

A Story about Roger Locher

The following is taken directly from the book One Day in a Long War by J. Ethel and A. Price. By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean. -Mark Twain “NIGHT OF MAY 10/11. YEN BAI. Sitting alone on a wooded hillside deep in enemy territory, Roger Locher made a…

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Source material for the painting Welcome Aboard.

VIEW THE PAINTING WELCOME ABOARD HERE The main inspiration for the painting Welcome Aboard came from the book Vietnam – The definitive oral history told from all sides, written by Christian G Appy. The book is an amazing project which had the author traveling the globe for 5 years collecting interviews from all sides of…

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Interview with World Airlines Stewardess Helen T Hegelheimer

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Taken from the book Vietnam, Trails to war. “I was their wife, their sister, their girlfriend.” ‘ “In 1966 and ’67 she was a flight attendant for World Airways, one of the civilian airliners that had a government contract to ferry U.S. troops in and out of the war zone. An old photograph shows her…

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Requiem and Dickey’s Demise

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Images taken from the book titled Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina. Dickey Chapelle was an American photojournalist that was known for her work as a war correspondent during World War II and Vietnam, well known for her strong bond with the US Marines whom she was posted with for the battle of…

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