Vietnam War Napalm Girl Photo and Story Explained

Vietnam War Napalm Girl Photo and Story Explained: Here we are sharing a piece of big news with you that It was 50 years since Nick Ut, an American -Vietnamese photojournalist was clicked one of the most defining photos of the Vietnam war. The photo was taken on 8th June 1972 and captured a young child running to escape the effect of the Napalm bombing of a Vietnam village by the US forces. The image that conveyed the brutality of the war then went to win the Pulitzer Prize. This news is getting viral the web and this news is getting viral on the web, so let’s start the article. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

vietnam war napalm girl photo

Vietnam War Napalm Girl Photo

Notably, Ut helped the kid and took her to the hospital instantly after clicking the photograph, to treat the burns on her skin. The Girl in the photo, Kim Phuc Phan Thi, is today an activist for peace and wants her legacy to be about survival. Writing an opinion piece titled “It was 50 years. I am not ‘Napalm Girl” Anymore’ in the New York Times on 6th June, Kim Phuc reported her complicated feeling about the image. Prior to that on 2nd June, Ut also wrote an article in The Washington Post called: A single photo can change the world. I know, because I have taken one that did.”

According to the sources, on 7th June 1972, Ut- Who worked for the Associated Press at that time learned about battling taking place in Tran Bang, a village about 50 km away from the city of Saigon. He came the next day and saw ” rows of bodies by the side of the road and hundreds of refugees fleeing the area”.  Then Ut started clicking photos of a plane dropping four napalm bombs. Napalm bombs had been made using the jelly-like substance, such that they would stick to the skin of a target. Later it had banned from being used on civilians by the UN treaty of 1981. Scroll down to the next page for getting more information about the news.

It was around that time that Ut and other journalists has seen people, including nine-year-old Phan Thi Kim Phuc, feeling the bombing. As Ut captured Kim Phuc’s pictures, she had listen shouting” Nong qua! Nong qua!. The 9-Year-old” had pulled off her burning clothes and was running’. Kim Phuc was faced with tried-degree burns on 30% of her body and when Ut took her to the hospital, the doctor was overwhelmed by a rush of patients. According to the 2nd June article. Stay tuned for more updates.

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