June 8, 1972
South Vietnamese forces follow terrified children, including 9-year-old Phan Thi Kim Phuc, center, as they run down Route 1 near Trang Bang, Vietnam, after an aerial napalm attack on suspected North Vietnamese troop positions. A Vietnamese air force bomber accidentally dropped its flaming napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians. The terrified girl had ripped off her burning clothes while fleeing. From left, are: Phan Thanh Tam, younger brother of Kim Phuc, who lost an eye; Phan Thanh Phuoc, youngest brother of Kim Phuc; Kim Phuc, and Kim Phuc's cousins Ho Van Bon and Ho Thi Ting. At right, Vietnamese Army photographer Hoang Can Danh, changes film in his camera.