This Pulitzer Prize winning photograph by Eddie Adams is among the most famous war photographs of all time. The man with the gun is General Nguyen Ngoc Loan, the Republic of Vietnam’s Chief of National Police, while the man about to die is Nguyen Van Lém, a Vietcong soldier.
Sophie (1847-1897) was a sister of Elisabeth, Empress of Austria. She had been the fiancée of the Bavarian king Ludwig II, but instead married the Duke of Alencon. Her brown hair reached knee-length. (Private photo, 1871)