One Shot Over The Line

conflict journalists and trauma

tim page

A nun passes an NVA KIA, killed during an unsuccessful attempt to free NAV prisoners of war from a nearby holding camp, Dong Lach, near Bien Hoa, Vietnam  1969 © Tim Page

a nun passes an nva kia, killed during an unsuccessful attempt to free nva prisoners of war from a nearby holding camp, dong lach, near bien hoa, vietnam 1969 © tim page


tim page began his career at 17, stringing for upi after stumbling into the lao civil war whilst traveling. he moved on to saigon and spent the next five years covering the vietnam war for upi, time-life, paris match and the ap. tim has worked in other conflict zones, but it is his images of vietnam that have become truly iconic, their style influencing countless films about the period. tim now focuses on documenting the after effects of the war, primarily the victims of land mines and agent orange. he has received multiple awards and authored nine books, including page after page, tim page’s nam and requiem, a book and permanent exhibition commemorating the work of the 135 known photographers killed or missing over some 30 years of conflict in indochina.

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