War on the River

War on the River

Photograph

Nicholas Tikhomiroff

French, 1927–2016

War on the River

April 1962
Gelatin silver print
Image: 15.7 × 23.6 cm (6 3/16 × 9 5/16 in.)
Paper: 20.3 × 25.4 cm (8 × 10 in.)
Gift of Time-Life Books
1968.0184.0559
Inscriptions verso BC (applied label): 4/62 26) WAR ON THE RIVER: a South Vietnamese Marine Commando wades \ out to search a Mekong River junk for arms. Communist Viet \ Cong ammunition is often smuggled to the guerillas in junks. \ The main problem of South Vietnam in the Communist struggle \ is coming to grips with the enemy. \ Credit: Nicholas Tikhomiroff © 1962 MAGNUM PHOTOS
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