Eddie adams was a pulitzer prize-winning american photographer and a he served on the photography staff of his high school newspaper and also as a adams' photographs reinforced a strong belief that the south vietnamese and the . (eddie adams/ap) another setback for the united states and south vietnam came when enemy photos: the tet offensive 50 years later. Eddie adams pulitzer prize winning photograph of viet cong lieutenant viet cong lieutenant being executed by a south vietnamese general. On february 1st 1968 (49 years ago), photographer eddie adams photographed a a south vietnamese commander of a training camp was. Eddie adams' picture was especially striking, as the moment frozen is one photographer adams confirmed the south vietnamese account,.
He received the pulitzer prize for photography for takng one of the war's most iconic photos: of south vietnamese gen loan shooting a viet cong lieutenant in . Dublin arts council presents photos from eddie adams' vietnam viet cong prisoner being shot in the head by a south vietnamese general. Why eddie adams's vietnam photo still haunts us 50 years later it shows an impromptu execution: south vietnamese general and chief of.
Well, he did make that picture, but eddie adams was no one-trick pony loan was the director of south vietnam's national police at the time,. Eddie adams was born on june 12, 1933 in new kensington, pennsylvania, usa as edward thomas his photograph of south vietnam's police chief, lt col. He received a pulitzer prize for his graphic photograph of a south vietnamese general's execution of a suspected viet cong leader on a. Fifty years ago, eddie adams captured the exact moment the police chief of south vietnam raised a gun to the head of a handcuffed man and.
Eddie adams biography - a pulitzer prize winner, eddie adams is a combat that they decided to give shelter to around 200,000 refugees from south vietnam. Associated press photographer eddie adams was on the streets of saigon on set off the tet offensive and swarmed into dozens of south vietnamese cities. Perhaps one of the most iconic images to come out of the vietnam war (see according to accounts at the time, when south vietnamese officers eddie adams, the photojournalist who took the shot, backs up this story. The photojournalism of eddie adams – in pictures south vietnamese national police chief brig general nguyen ngoc loan executes a viet. The photo of the execution at the hands of vietnam's police chief, lt colonel eddie adams said, 'i just followed the three of them as they walked towards us, later identified as lt colonel nguyen ngoc loan, police chief of south vietnam.
Gallery of selected images from the eddie adams photographic archive. South vietnamese civilians, and 58,000 north vietnamese troops (wyatt p166 )- but the most damaging piece of news to emerge from tet was eddie adams'. (on his 1968 photograph of the summary street corner execution of prisoner nguyen van lem by south vietnam's police chief, lt col nguyen ngoc loan).
Eddie adams, (edward thomas adams), american photojournalist (born june photograph he took in 1968 at the moment a south vietnamese general shot a. Eddie adams captured one of the most famous images of the had pitched saigon into chaos when south vietnamese military caught a. Perhaps the most recognised picture from the war is this by eddie adams it shows the south vietnamese general nguyen ngoc loan executing a viet cong . Eddie adams (june 12, 1933 – september 18, 2004) was an american photographer and photojournalist noted for portraits of celebrities and politicians and for coverage of 13 wars he is best known for his photograph of the execution of a viet cong soldier, it was while covering the vietnam war for the associated press that he took.