News reporters documenting the South African Border War, Angola 1986
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In 1986 David Marks worked alongside a group of journalists who reported on the South African Border War in Angola. They were embedded journalists with Jonas Savimbi’s UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola). The ten-day tour included journalists from World Television News, New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. Marks worked as a stringer recording sound for the camera crew.The back of the photograph includes a caption stating that the image was taken of Roger Lucy, David Marks, the western press and Angolan soldiers after travelling nearly 12 hours at the back of a military truck.The black and white photograph depicts David Marks and company on the back of a truck.