Remembering Madame Nhu: The Polarizing Face of South Vietnam

South Vietnam's Madame Nhu fires a pistol during a 1962 visit to an officer training session of the women's paramilitary force that she organized the year before.
History
'60s
Larry Burrows—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

A complicated, profoundly polarizing character, Vietnam's Madame Nhu was, in a way, an ideal representative of an era and a conflict that rebuffed easy generalization. Read More

Powered by WordPress.com VIP