El Salvador, San Miguel Province, 1984
When rebels ambushed a company of soldiers in the mountains of eastern El Salvador, a young farm girl was wounded in the crossfire. Her father tried to shield her with his own body. It was an act of heroism; a spontaneous reflex by a frightened, ordinary man in extreme danger, expressing a fundamental truth of what it means to be a father.

James Nachtwey

Print Size: 1485x990 mm
Frame Size: 1575x1080 mm
Paper Type: Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Baryta 315gsm
Frame Colour: Black
Exhibit: POS JN 174 02

 

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El Salvador, San Miguel Province, 1984


When rebels ambushed a company of soldiers in the mountains of eastern El Salvador, a young farm girl was wounded in the crossfire. Her father tried to shield her with his own body. It was an act of heroism; a spontaneous reflex by a frightened, ordinary man in extreme danger, expressing a fundamental truth of what it means to be a father.


Photographer:
James Nachtwey


Print Size: 1485x990 mm

Frame Size: 1575x1080 mm

Exhibit: POS JN 174 02

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