It also is reminiscent of the infamous photo of the Viet Cong being executed on the street during the 60's.
To: Miss Marple
"...An especially disturbing picture was shown for days on television: General Nguyen Ngoc Loan blowing the brains out of a captured Vietcong infiltrator. That the prisoner had been part of infiltration units which just earlier had gunned down many of Loan's security forces, including one officer at home with his wife and children, or that enemy agents out of uniform and in civilian dress were not accorded the same treatment as captured soldiers, was lost in the journalistic frenzy. Eddie Adams, the Associated Press photographer who snapped the picture for Life Magazine,won the Pulitzer Prize for photography."
- Victor Davis Hanson, Carnage and Culture pp.392-393
posted on 07/20/2003 6:04:18 PM PDT
("Let us go among them." Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond, "The Searchers")
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