1973 Photo Contest, Spot News, Singles, 1st prize

Nick Ut

The Associated Press

08 June, 1972

Phan Thi Kim Phuc (center) flees with other children after South Vietnamese planes mistakenly dropped napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians.

About the photographer

Nick Ut

In 1966, at a very young age, Ut joined The Associated Press (AP) in Vietnam, after his older brother Huynh Thanh My, also an AP photographer, was killed in combat. Ut covered th...

Technical information

Focal length
35 mm

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