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  1. Larry Burrows Vietnam Photographer

  2. History • Larry Burrows • May 6, 1926 (London)- February 10, 1971 (Laos) • Left school at 16, took a job at Life Magazine • English Photographer • Best known for his Vietnam Photos of the American involvement

  3. South Vietnamese guard threatens a captured Vietcong with a bayonet.

  4. South Vietnamese Marines on operation in the Delta Larry Burrows - 1962 Dong Ha, Vietnam, 1966

  5. Professional photographer for life magazine • He covered a lot of violent places (tribal conflicts, middle east, Vietnam) • Spent roughly 9 years covering the Vietnam War • Burrows photos where color, stark and jarring • Blamed for melting Robert Capa’s D-Day photos in a drying cabinet

  6. Battling for Ph Tasuos. Cambodia, May 6, 1970. Ammunition airlift during the relief of KheSanh. April 1968.

  7. Men of the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines in prayer. October 1966. A-1 Skyraider drops phosphorous explosives on a group of thatched huts. Ban De, 1966.

  8. Burrows died with fellow photojournalists Henri Huet, Kent Potter and KeisaburoShimamoto, when there helocopter was shot down over Laos. • They where covering Operation Lam Son 719. • April 3–4, 2008, the scant remains of Burrows and fellow photographers Huet, Potter and Shimamoto were honored and interred at the Newseum in Washington D.C.

  9. Operation Prairie Hill 484, October 1966. Americans of the 25th Infantry Division. Ph Tasuos, Cambodia, May 6, 1970.