In the news: the unexploded bombs dropped on Laos during the Vietnam War

September 7, 2016 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography

Stephen Wilkes: Bomb Craters, Laos, 2015

Stephen Wilkes' photographs in National Geographic: Laos Finds New Life After the Bombs


During a visit to Laos in 2012, LIFE photographer Bob Gomel's tour guide showed him how the Laotians hid from the American bombs during the war-in underground caves:

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