The draft notice meant that he was to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam, designated a rifleman, the basic field position in the Army.
After 63 days in Vietnam, he was made a photographer, shooting photographs for the Army and US newspapers, with these instructions from the Colonel: “You are not a combat photographer. If I see pictures of my guys in papers, doing their jobs with honor, then you can do what you like in Vietnam.” He shot nearly 2,000 images between March 1968 and May 1969 before taking the negatives home.
Jayne Shrimpton MA, photo dating expert and dress historian, offers a professional service to individuals and organisations wishing to date old photographs and artworks.
She works mainly with family historians, dating old photos, carte de viste cards, postcards, cabinet cards and analysing family pictures, but also helps institutions and groups who would like to date an old photo or understand their vintage image collection.
Strange military photos-- Obvious photoshops, name-tapes not matching, blurry/indistinguishable photos from far away, stock military photos, photos of CAC cards, questionable/inconsistent/high ranks (Generals don't typically troll FB looking for lady friends) 2. Many of us have had our pictures stolen and used for these scams-- DO NOT believe someone just because they have military photos.
Juicy details about their roles in the military/mission/AO Just because they have someone's military photos DOES NOT MEAN THEY ARE US MILITARY.
They ask you to: Did you know you can do an image search of your love interest’s photo in your favorite search engine?
Here are some warning signs that an online love interest might be a fake.And there they sat, out of sight, but not out of mind, for 45 years, until a chance meeting brought them out of dormancy and into a digital scanner.At first, it was very difficult for Haughey to view the images and talk about them, especially not knowing the fates of many of the subjects of his photos.Using this broad approach, with an emphasis on dating old fashions, she successfully determines an accurate and usually close date range for family photographs and artworks and can often suggest the occasion that inspired their creation - an engagement, wedding, 'breeching', 'coming of age', 21st or landmark birthday, new job, wedding anniversary or mourning.Old photographs from the UK feature significantly, yet Jayne has worked on pictures originating all over the world, from Ireland to the United States, Canada to Brazil, Russia to Australia, France to India and will do her best to help with all international inquiries.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.