1966 Photo Contest, News, Honorable mention

Eddie Adams

The Associated Press

31 January, 1966

U.S. 1st Cavalry Division troops dash through a battlefield under Viet Cong fire to reach an evacuation helicopter, as helicopters are leaving the site near Hoai Chau graveyard. The remainder of the unit was pinned down in crossfire, when friendly South Vietnamese troops mistakenly opened fire on them.

About the photographer

Eddie Adams

The photographic career of American photojournalist Eddie Adams (New Kensington, Pennsylvania 1933 - New York City 2004) spanned 45 years, in which he covered every possible subj...

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