General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021 Search this
ink on photographic paper
H x W (image): 5 × 7 in. (12.7 × 17.8 cm)
General Powell kept this photograph on his desk in the study of his home in McLean, Virginia. He is pictured in Army fatigues with four other soldiers. This photograph was likely taken during one of Powell's two tours in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
A black-and-white print photograph of Colin L. Powell posing with fellow soldiers in Army combat fatigues, likely captured during the Vietnam War. Three of the men to the left of Powell wear long sleeve uniform shirts with double chest pockets and belted trousers tucked into their boots. Powell, standing on the far right of the photograph, and the tallest among the men, wears an oversize long sleeve jacket and trousers, tucked into his boots. It is a bright day and behind the men is a thatched-roof building.