“VIETNAM ZIPPO LIGHTERS (‘DEATH FROM ABOVE’)”

 

 

Vietnam War-era Zippo lighters featuring personalized and anonymous engravings chosen by U.S. soldiers, sailors, and airmen during deployment. The collection has been compiled individually by American artist Bradford Edwards over several years in the 1990s, on-site in Vietnam.

(Images @ Cowan Auctions)

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  1. A unique perspective into the minds of soldiers who were saddled with an impossible burden.

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