Recalling the horror of Long Tan: ‘I was too bloody busy to be frightened’

The defining battle of the Vietnam war is now the subject of the film Danger Close. Harry Smith recalls the afternoon that changed his life If he dwells on it, Lt Col Harry Smith can still see, vividly, the blood on the trees on the enemys escape path. There was so much blood. In the days after the three savage hours that was the battle of Long Tan, his soldiers were finding body parts, carnage and corpses spread across the battlefield. But it was that blood, the blood of all the others that were dragged away, wounded, suffering, that affects him the most. That worries me more than a dead body. In the eerie silence, in the pervasive gloom, among …

Photographer Captures Moped Delivery Drivers In Hanoi Before Theyre Banned

Two-wheeled vehicles such as motorcycles or scooters are the most popular means of transportation in Southeast Asia. If you ever visited a country like Vietnam, you probably noticed that’s the choice for many locals. In high-density cities such as Hanoi, these vehicles help locals navigate through narrow streets and tiny alleys, save time for parking as you don’t need to park them like a regular car and also are surprisingly useful for transporting cargo. Bags of live fish Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Jon Enoch Children’s toy footballs Jon Enoch When Enoch read the news, he knew that he needed to document a series of photographs of these unusual drivers and their deliveries before they’re …