The Fall of Phnom Penh

The Fall of Phnom Penh (17 April 1975)
ISBN 978-974-8371-52-8 Color & B&W), 27 x 19.5 cm, 130 pages, Hardcover + Jacket, US$ 37.50. A unique photographic account of the Fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge in 1975 with a 9,000 word text. Hardback with jacket.

17 April 1975. The date sends a chill down the spine of most Cambodians. It was the start of a nightmare that was to continue for almost four years at the hands of the brutal Khmer Rouge.
Photographer Roland Neveu was one of the few foreigners who stayed behind when most of the press corps left the country as part of US evacuation operation Eagle Pull. The few 35-mm films which he shot that day are some of the only remaining images of that time. He was lucky enough to be able to take them out of the country after his forced sojourn in the French Embassy compound. This book takes you to Phnom Penh on that fateful day.
The publication Traversing The Orient features a number of pictures from the book (

The cover for the soft cover version which now retails for around US$25…

19 thoughts on “The Fall of Phnom Penh

  1. Hi, would I still be able to purchase copies of Roland Neveu’s books? They’re currently not available through

  2. I am also trying to purchase this book through Amazon in England and it is not available. Do you know where I can buy it from?

  3. Thank you. I read an article about an exhibit of photos in Phnom Penh, and I am eager to get the book. Do you know when will it be available on Amazon?

  4. I have a copy of the book purchased at an Asia Books shop in Bangkok, I am back in the US and want to buy another copy as a gift. Amazon indicates it is not available at this time. Any ideas?

    David Wayne

  5. For years you have said this book would be available soon at Amazon, but I haven’t found it there. Will it ever be available?

      1. I looked for “Fall of Phnom Penh” at Monument Books website. It showed up, but when I clicked on the item all it showed was html code gibberish. Are they the only online distributor?


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