Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme:
Britain’s Hidden War – The Yemen Channel 4 Dispatches (26 mins)
The War reporters – Iraq & Iran War (Amazon Prime – 52 mins)
Sad Song of Yellow Skin – Vietnam (1970) National Film Board of Canada (58 mins)
Chile, Obstinate Memory (58 mins)
Aftermath: The Remnants of War – National Film Board of Canada (56 mins)
My in-conversation with Steve Crump, Chair of Deafkidz International at 17.00 on Saturday 2nd May.
Steve discussed his experiences in Sarajevo with The International Committee of the Red Cross, heading the communications for MAG (the mine clearance NGO), being a Board member of War Child, and his decision to establish Deafkidz International ……this NGO is doing innovative work to support vulnerable D/deaf children in several of the globes most challenging conflict zone settings.
Steve mentioned the Sarajevo Pop Art created by Design Trio Sarajevo…….click this link is to view an Exhibition called ‘Greetings from Sarajevo 1993’ in Gallery 11/07/95.
Soldier in the Sun (BBC iPlayer) Aden 1964 (24 mins)
Jungle Green (BBC iPlayer) Malaya 1964 (29 mins)
@PaulBlizardinVietnam Instagram ‘then & now’ images of Saigon, Vietnam.
The War Over Syria – BBC (2012)
Religion and Conflict – MOOC at Future Learn (Duration: 6 weeks / Weekly Study: 4 hours / FREE)
Suez Crisis 1956 – Picture Post magazine – Britain’s post-colonial flash points with pro-independence groups.
Iraq – BBC’s Mark Urban ‘embedded’ with 2nd Platoon, 12th Infantry Regiment
Book: A History of the First World War in 100 Objects – published by the Imperial War Museum
Agent Orange – Vietnam War
Agent Orange was a powerful herbicide used by U.S. military forces during the Vietnam War to eliminate forest cover and crops for North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops. The U.S. program, codenamed Operation Ranch Hand, sprayed more than 20 million gallons of various herbicides over Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos from 1961 to 1971.
The Vietnam War ended more than 40 years ago, but for many locals the effects of the conflict are felt every day. SBS Dateline investigates how the use of Agent Orange by American forces continues to impact Vietnamese children.