Henry Kamm

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Henry Kamm (born June 3, 1925 in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland) was a correspondent for The New York Times. He reported for the Times from Southeast Asia (based in Bangkok), Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

In 1969, Kamm won the George Polk Award for Foreign Reporting.[1]

Kamm won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1978 for his coverage of the plight of refugees from Indochina.[2]


  • Dragon Ascending: Vietnam and the Vietnamese. Arcade Publishing, 1996. ISBN 1-55970-306-7 ISBN 978-1559703062
  • Cambodia: Report from a Stricken Land. Arcade Publishing, 1998. ISBN 1-55970-433-0 ISBN 978-1559704335