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Execution in Saigon
Caption label, contrast adjusted
7 x 8 1/2 in (17.8 x 21.6 cm)
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Oct 22, 2009, Photographs & Photographic Literature, Sale 2191 Lot 256)
With a caption label in the negative and the Plain Dealer Library hand stamp and notations on verso.
(ONE OF A SERIES OF A PICTURE BACKGROUND OF THE VIETNAM WAR)
[NY25-Oct.26) EXECUTION IN SAIGON--The moment that Brig. Gen. Nguyen Ngoc
Loan. South Vietnamese national police chief, executed a Viet Cong
officer with a pistol shot in the head was picture by Associated
Press photographer Edie Adams in Saigon Feb.1, 1968. The Viet Cong
officer grimaced at the impact of the fatal bullet. Carrying a pistol and wearing civilian clothes, the Viet Cong guerrilla had been captured...