Northern Ireland- ‘The Battle of Bogside’

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Bernadette Devlin
Bomber confronting British troops
Man running to safety of pub door
The catapulter
Soldier firing bullets at Little Diamond crowd
Soldier trains his rifle on the Little Diamond crowd
Young boy wearing gas mask
Youth confronting British army vehicle
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Photos by Clive Limpkin - Londonderry (1969-72).  Published in his book, The Battle of Bogside (Penguin, 1972).  

Clive Limpkin spent thirty-five years running the full gamut of Fleet Street as a photographer with The Daily Express, Sketch, The Sun and The Daily Mail, while feature writing for The Sunday Times and The Observer.

In 1972 his book, The Battle of Bogside (published by Penguin) showing three years of fighting in Northern Ireland won the Robert Capa Gold Medal from Life magazine “for superlative photography requiring exceptional courage and enterprise abroad.”

After becoming the Travel Editor of A La Carte magazine, he left Fleet Street to concentrate on travel photography and writing, with Abbeville Press of New York publishing his book, India Exposed in August 2009.