“Saigon Execution” by Eddie Adams, South Vietnam, February 1, 1968 © Eddie Adams/Associated Press

Sept. 17, 2009

"Saigon Execution" by Eddie Adams, South Vietnam, February 1, 1968 © Eddie Adams/Associated Press

Execution of Vietcong lieutenant by South Vietnamese National Police Chief Brigadier General Nguyen Ngoc Loan, Saigon, South Vietnam, February 1, 1968
© Eddie Adams/Associated Press
Eddie Adams Photographic Archive di_05291

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1 Comment to "“Saigon Execution” by Eddie Adams, South Vietnam, February 1, 1968 © Eddie Adams/Associated Press"

1.  Daivd Caven said on Oct. 20, 2010

I am interested in understanding the circumstances leading to this execution. It is my understanding that the VC that is executed had just committed several killings himself. Would you please direct me to a source where I can learn the facts of the whole story? Thank you.

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