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War Remnants Museum Vietnam

The image of "Napalm Girl" is the reason my journey to Vietnam begins. It connects, it speaks, it draws me closer every time I read about it - few years later I see my reflection in it's huge frame (look closer). This image won the Pulitzer Prize (1972) and World Press Award (1973) for photo-journalism. It captures the moment a 9 year old girl emerges from Napalm bomb attack. Burning skin, shocked child, oblivious US military men - her name is Phan Thị Kim Phúc Oont. She is the living face of the US war crimes in Vietnam, that never stops haunting. Half a million visitors walk in each year. This is not a tourist attraction, period. Its a walk back in time. A truth, shown with pictures, international news articles and real war artifacts - one that media or modern history does not tell. Its an illustrated history of US War Crimes. Chinook CH-47
A-1 Skyraider

Bell UH1 'Huey' Helicopter - A defeated US helicopter sits near the entrance. Vietnam War was the 1st time …