August 19, 2018

38 Amazing Color Pictures That Capture Everyday Life in An Loc, Vietnam in 1968

An Lộc is a ward of the town of Bình Long in Bình Phước Province in southern Vietnam. It is located approximately 90 km north of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). The town was formerly part of Bình Long Province before merger with Phước Long Province to create Bình Phước Province.

The town became famous during the Vietnam War, as the location of a major battle and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress air strike in 1972. Today the town has a mass grave memorial with 3,000 bodies.

Here below is an amazing collection of Kodak Instamatic photos taken by American photographer John L. Beck that show everyday life of An Loc, Vietnam in 1968 while he was in the military in Viet Nam from 1968 and 1969.

Neighborhood kids, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Neighbors smoking, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Neighbors, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Neighbors, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Noodle shop, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Province Chief's house, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Refreshment stand, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Smiling child, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Taking a nap, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

The ice man, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Village children washing and playing at a village pump, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Village market, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Young girl in 'Ao Dai', Bing Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Aerial view of An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

American advisor with village children, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

An American advisor flying from Binh Long Province to Bien Hoa in Dong Nai Province, 1968. The airplane is a short
take-off & landing PC-6 Porter

An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Boy next to a bicycle, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Buddhist monks, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Bus station, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Children bathing, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Children in the neighborhood at Christmastime, Binh Long Provine, Viet Nam, 1968

Children on a Jeep, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Man collecting edible refuse for his stock, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Market, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Market, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Market, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Montagnard man, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Montagnard neighbor, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Montagnard neighbor, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968

Montagnard neighbor, An Loc, Binh Long Province, Viet Nam, 1968





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