Please click here: Phillip Jones Griffith: Vietnam to view the 20 photographs.
Philip Jones Griffith was an award-winning Magnum photographer who photographed extensively in Viet Nam, both during and after the war. Taken from his exhibit and book, these 29 photographs have been reproduced for use by Veterans For Peace chapters. There is no charge apart from the cost of shipping. Images are museum quality, foam-core mounted with captions, and ready to display. VFP members may offer the exhibit to their local community arts centers, galleries and schools. For information about exhibiting them in local communities, members should contact Jeanne Friedman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The American War in Viet Nam was one of the greatest lies in American history. If you want to know the truth of that war, don’t ask an American. If you want to know the truth of that war ask the Vietnamese who fought against the Americans. They can give you more truth in five minutes than Americans could give in a lifetime. There was not one day during the American War in Viet Nam where the United States Government did not commit an atrocity–not one day. The war was the equivalent of the genocide of the American Indian. In time, the United States will get away with nothing. This war is going to be one of the big reasons why we are going to see the collapse of the American Empire. The greatest mistake I made when I was in Viet Nam as an Army medic, is that I fought on the wrong side. So help me god….