11-08-1968 LIFE cover of 12-year-old Vietnamese girl Nguyen Thi Tron watching her new wooden leg being made in image from photographer Larry Burrows' photo essay on rehabilitation of girl who lost her leg to US fire in Vietnam War.


  • Date: 1968-11-08
  • Location: Saigon, Vietnam
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Limbs, Revolution, Thi Tron Nguyen, Civilian, People And Customs, Life, Artificial, Medicine, Viet Cong, Vietnam, Magazines, Us, Press, Politics, Casualties, 1960s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Larry Burrows
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5897071
  • Credits: TIME
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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