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Guadalupe Carrasco’s Photographs from His Service and Vietnam

  • Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas.
    Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco during the first week of arriving at training camp.
    Guadalupe Carrasco during the first week of arriving at training camp.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco in an old GI uniform. As he explains on the back of the image, “It looks silly but we have to wear it for an old General.”
    Guadalupe Carrasco in an old GI uniform. As he explains on the back of the image, “It looks silly but we have to wear it for an old General.”
  • Guadalupe Carrasco with an M-60 machine gun. As he explains on the back, “It is a very powerful weapon. In fact it is the last weapon we are going to study.” (Feb. 1967)
    Guadalupe Carrasco with an M-60 machine gun. As he explains on the back, “It is a very powerful weapon. In fact it is the last weapon we are going to study.” (Feb. 1967)
  • Tired GIs waiting for inspection (March, 1967).
    Tired GIs waiting for inspection (March, 1967).
  • Guadalupe Carrasco while in training, waiting for transportation (June, 1967).
    Guadalupe Carrasco while in training, waiting for transportation (June, 1967).
  • Guadalupe Carrasco with a Marine Personnel Carrier. As he explained on the back “It carries 13 combat troops. It weighs 11 tons. It is made of 2 in. of steeal [sic]. It swims in water.” (May, 1967)
    Guadalupe Carrasco with a Marine Personnel Carrier. As he explained on the back “It carries 13 combat troops. It weighs 11 tons. It is made of 2 in. of steeal [sic]. It swims in water.” (May, 1967)
  • Armored personnel carriers (May, 1967).
    Armored personnel carriers (May, 1967).
  • Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas.
    Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco with Cristina Garcia, his future wife.
    Guadalupe Carrasco with Cristina Garcia, his future wife.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco with his brother Eugenio (February, 1968).
    Guadalupe Carrasco with his brother Eugenio (February, 1968).
  • Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas.
    Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas.
  • Aerial view of rice paddies and village in Vietnam (circa October, 1967-September, 1968).
    Aerial view of rice paddies and village in Vietnam (circa October, 1967-September, 1968).
  • Huey helicopters in Vietnam (circa October, 1967-September, 1968).
    Huey helicopters in Vietnam (circa October, 1967-September, 1968).
  • Guadalupe Carrasco pausing for a beverage while his friend sets up a machine gun position in the background in Vietnam (circa October, 1967-September, 1968).
    Guadalupe Carrasco pausing for a beverage while his friend sets up a machine gun position in the background in Vietnam (circa October, 1967-September, 1968).
  • Guadalupe Carrasco (left) with friend Rodriguez and Chairis in Vietnam.
    Guadalupe Carrasco (left) with friend Rodriguez and Chairis in Vietnam.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco with his friend Karl Korp after receiving mail and Coca Colas in Vietnam.
    Guadalupe Carrasco with his friend Karl Korp after receiving mail and Coca Colas in Vietnam.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco in Vietnam with an M79 grenade launcher.
    Guadalupe Carrasco in Vietnam with an M79 grenade launcher.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco in farming attire in Vietnam.
    Guadalupe Carrasco in farming attire in Vietnam.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas (circa October, 1967-September, 1968).
    Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas (circa October, 1967-September, 1968).
  • Guadalupe Carrasco in Vietnam with orphans.
    Guadalupe Carrasco in Vietnam with orphans.
  • Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas in 2015.
    Guadalupe Carrasco of Pecos, Texas in 2015.

Images from Guadalupe Carrasco’s time in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.