The Digital Journalist
© Philip Jones Griffiths / Magnum / VIETNAM at PEACE / Trolley Books
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Lop, 56, the widow of Nguyen Van Lem (nom de guerre, Bay Lop), murdered by General Nguyen Ngoc Loan during the Tet Offensive in Ho Chi Minh City. Lop was captured whilst attacking the naval headquarters in the city. Loan died in the U.S. in 1998. The photographer who documented his infamous act sent flowers with a card that read, "I'm sorry. There are tears in my eyes."