The Vietnam War Photo That Changed The Course Of History

The Napalm girl and the photographer that saved her life

An altered image of the The “Napalm girl” by Nick Ut . The photograph shows some Vietnamese children fleeing an aeriel attack on their village, Trang Bang. Source: Peta Pexel

InIn 1972, Nick Ut took a picture of a nine-year-old girl running from an explosion. This happened in Trang Bang, South Vietnam. The photograph was later named “Napalm girl”. The girl in the photo, Phan Thi Kim Phuc, can be seen screaming and running away from a burning…

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