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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 25 - Camp Evans, Vietnam, 1971

Marcellus Hartman

Silent | 1971

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  •  Vietnamese women filling sandbags on the Camp Evans base 
  •  Manned jeeps and a gun truck driving around base 
  •  Soldiers loading equipment into a helicopter 
 
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Filmed around Camp Evans, Vietnam, this footage captures local women filling sandbags, and soldiers in motion - in gun trucks, jeeps, helicopters, and on foot. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan, while serving in the military in Vietnam in the early 1970s. The films document everyday life on his base, capturing the comings and goings of soldiers and others who worked on the base, helicopters arriving and taking off, and images of the surrounding landscape from Hartman's visits to cities and other military locations in Vietnam.