Why are some photos of war still so relevant?
On the one hand, we have the fact that photos from the Vietnam War and the Cuban Missile Crisis are still extremely influential.
Many of them are still in the public domain.
But on the other hand, these images have been in circulation for decades.
And we still have them on our desks, in our closets, on our walls.
We can still tell the stories of those who lost their lives and of the sacrifices that went into them.
They’re also iconic and recognizable to people of all ages.
So it’s important to keep that legacy alive and relevant.
So here are some of the best-known photos from that era that will remind you why we are here and what it meant to fight.
The Vietnam War