Soldier in landing zone during Vietnam War. Army art from the Vietnam War is unlike Army art from any other period. In striking contrast to the more conventional artistic approaches of the world wars, the Vietnam period is characterized by a wide stylistic diversity with many artists working in bright, vibrant colors and an expressive manner.
LANDING ZONE, Vietnam by John O. Wehrle, 1966 (Courtesy of Art of the American Soldier)
Other true Veteran stories can be found on our Stories page
Or check out this story by a Vietnam Veteran about the Iron Triangle .”A tribute to the men of A-Company, 25th Aviation Battalion also known by the call sign, “Little Bear”, who served their country in the Republic of Vietnam…my buddies.” It can be found here
These are some great books on the topic of the Vietnam War are definitely worth the read. I didn’t know as much as I thought I did until reading its history in detail.