Napalm girl

Phan Thi Kim Phuc, known for being the “Napalm Girl”, and her family were living in Trảng Bàng in South Vietnam. In 1972 South Vietnamese planes dropped a napalm bomb on the village, because it had been attacked and were being occupied by North Vietnamese forces. She received third degree burns after her clothing got burnt by the fire. The children fled with the South Vietnamese soldiers you can see in the picture. She was taken to a hospital in Saigon, and it was unlikely that she would survive the burns. After 14 months of staying in hospitals and 17 surgeries, she could return home.

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