Rare Photos Of The Vietnam War You Haven’t Seen Before
20. Waiting for News
Soldiers would often gather around radios, listening to music and mustering up hope that they would receive word of the war’s ending. This photo, taken by Oliver Noonan in 1966, captures a group of U.S soldiers taking comfort in a news broadcast. Unfortunately for them, it would be nine more years until the war would end in April of 1975–but, at least they didn’t know that at the time (ignorance of one’s own destiny is bliss in this case).