Vietnam – War and Peace


“Vietnam – War and Peace” is a collection of 123 documentary photos by Japanese photographer Bunyo Ishikawa.


U.S. soldiers land in Cu Chi

He was a photographer for Focus Studio in Hong Kong in 1964, and was then stationed in Saigon and covered the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1968. He worked for the Asahi Shinbun between 1969 and 1984, before continuing his career as a freelance photographer who covered conflicts around the world.


A man tied with rope and dragged out of the shelter by U.S. soldiers

In 1998, he held a photo exhibition entitled “War and Peace - 35 Years of Vietnam” which featured 260 photos of Vietnam in Tokyo, and then it travelled to Osaka, Okinawa and Hokkaido (Japan). Later that year, he donated most of his photos to the War Remnants Museum.

Bunyo once said: “In Vietnam, more young people have been born with no wartime experience. I want to tell them what the war looks like, and the value of peace, as peace indeed brings happinessto humankind…”

  Date 26/05/2018  


  Historic truths (26/05/2018)

  Requiem – A photo collection of the American war of aggression in Vietnam (26/05/2018)

  Vietnam – War and Peace (26/05/2018)

  Exhibition on “Agent Orange in the Vietnam War” (26/05/2018)

  War Crimes (26/05/2018)

  Agent Orange Aftermath in the U.S. War of Aggression in Vietnam (26/05/2018)

  The World Supports Vietnam in Its Resistance to U.S. Aggression (1954-1975) (26/05/2018)

  The Prison Conditions in the U.S. War of Aggression in Vietnam (26/05/2018)