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PIETER RONALD VAN THIEL

News Organization: FREELANCE

Died: 1965

Location: VIETNAM

War: VIETNAM WAR (1965-1975)

Killed May 27 covering a South Vietnamese attack against Viet Cong guerrillas in the Mekong Delta. A photographer, he graduated from Harvard and was a naturalized American citizen originally from the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia, of Dutch parentage. He was captured and tortured by the Viet Cong, who cut out his eyes.