The Saga of Hoang Van Cuong – Vietnam War Photographer

Hoang Van Cuong was an idealistic young photographer, eager to be where the action was. He saw photography as his opportunity to help his countrymen – to capture images that would chronicle and speak out against the horrors he witnessed during the Vietnam War. When “peace” finally came in 1975, Cuong thought the country could finally heal. Instead he and over 300,000 of his South Vietnamese countrymen were subjected to further pain and humiliation by the newly installed communist regime.

This video tells his story: