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Composite photo sequence of Viet Cong prisoner execution
Identifier: di_05292
Title: Composite photo sequence of Viet Cong prisoner execution
Description: This enlarged composite photograph includes frames printed from the 35 mm film negatives shot in sequence by Eddie Adams in Saigon on February 1, 1968. It documents the events leading up to and immediately following the moment that South Vietnamese National Police chief Brig. Gen. Nguyen Ngoc Loan executed a Vietcong officer with a single pistol shot to the head.
City: Saigon
Country: Vietnam (Republic)
Date: 1968/02/01
Creator: Adams, Eddie
Source: Adams (Eddie) Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Eddie Adams/Associated Press
Related items: e_ea_0339, di_05291  
Subject: War