Viet Cong prisoners and American soldiers in Vietnam. Photo: Derek Maitland

How Hong Kong was Asia base for war photographers: exhibition shows their work from Vietnam, Korea and Sino-Japanese wars 

Before digital media, photographers had to get into war zones, risk their lives to get the shots, then get the photos and reels flown out to the agencies. During the Sino-Japanese, Korean and Vietnam wars, Hong Kong was a popular staging point for these intrepid men, many of whom met with violent deaths

Topic |   War and conflict

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Viet Cong prisoners and American soldiers in Vietnam. Photo: Derek Maitland
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Stuart Heaver

Stuart Heaver

Originally from Kent, England, former Naval officer and entrepreneur, Stuart Heaver is a full-time freelance writer and features journalist living and working in Hong Kong. He loves his job, the sea and his family but not necessarily in that order.