Richard Yaco US Defense Dept. Commissioned USMC Press Photograph

Richard Yaco US Defense Dept. Commissioned USMC Press Photograph

55.00

Size: 10.5 x 8 in

Commissioned by the U.S. Department of Defense, L/Cpl. Richard Yaco served alongside other marines and platoons as a combat artist during missions throughout the Vietnam War. This photograph taken by Yaco in 1968, depicts a Vietnamese child in the city of Dong Ha wearing clothes given to her by Marines.  Carrying only his personal camera to make reference photos for his artwork, Yaco risked his life under fire to document the war through art and photographs. 

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