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Laotian soldier
Identifier: e_ea_0340
Title: Laotian soldier
Description: Photograph of charging Laotian soldier. Associated Press caption reads: 'A soldier guarding the quarters of the communist Pathet Lao in Vientiane, Laos, looks first to the right, then to the left as photographer takes pictures outside the building. The soldier asked that picture taking come to an end but the cameraman continued. So the guard popped a round into the chamber of his rifle and charged. The cameraman, Eddie Adams of the AP, took the hint and left.'
City: Vientiane
Country: Laos
Date: 1968/10
Creator: Adams, Eddie
Source: Adams (Eddie) Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2010-300/10
Folder: Laos, Rifleman, 1968
Format: Film negative
Size: 35 mm