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Frank Noel, Frank Filan, Joe Rosenthal, Arnold Hardy, Max Desfor, Virginia Schau, Paul Vathis, Horst Faas, Jack Thornell, Eddie Adams

The Pulitzer Prize was established in 1917 by publisher Joseph Pulitzer to recognize outstanding achievement in journalism and is American journalism's most prestigious honor. The Associated Press has received 51 Pulitzer Prizes, includi ... Show More

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INDIAN LIFEBOAT SURVIVORS
An Indian sailor pleads for water from a lifeboat adrift on the Indian Ocean in January 1942. AP photographer Frank "Pappy" Noel shot this photo from his own lifeboat after a Japanese torpedo sank a ship carrying Noel, the sailors and others from Singapore. Noel and his fellow survivors eventually reached Sumatra. (AP Photo/Frank Noel)

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WWII JAPANESE CASUALTIES
Dead Japanese soldiers lay scattered around a blasted Japanese pillbox at Tarawa Island in the South Pacific on Nov. 11, 1943 during World War II. A bloody battle ensued after the U.S.Marines invaded the Japanese occupied atoll. (AP Photo/Frank Filan)

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IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING
U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, on Feb. 23, 1945. Strategically located only 660 miles from Tokyo, the Pacific island became the site of one of the bloodiest, most famous battles of World War II against Japan. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal)

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WINECOFF HOTEL DEATH
An unidentified woman leaps from an upper story to escape the burning Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, Ga., on Dec. 7, 1946. Seconds later the woman crashed to her death on the hotel marquee. Altogether 119 persons of the 280 residents lost their lives in the fire of the hotel that had been billed as fireproof. This photo is made by Arnold Hardy, a Georgia Tech student. (AP Photo)

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Korean War Refugees Flee
Residents from Pyongyang, North Korea, and refugees from other areas crawl perilously over shattered girders of the city's bridge on Dec. 4, 1950, as they flee south across the Taedong River to escape the advance of Chinese Communist troops. The Chinese entered the Korean War as allies of North Korea. U.S. troops battled on the side of South Korea. Begun in June 25, 1950, the war ended on July 27, 1953, with a military demarcation line set near the 38th parallel where it started. Korea remains divided. (AP Photo/Max Desfor)

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TRUCK ACCIDENT
Paul Overby, one of two drivers trapped in the cab of a tractor trailer, is pulled to safety by a rope on the Pit River Bridge across Shasta Lake near Redding, Calif., May 3, 1953. Both Overby and co-driver Hank Baum were rescued before the cab burned and fell to the rocks below. Virginia Schau, an amateur photographer using a Kodak Brownie camera, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1954 for this photo. (AP Photo/Virginia Schau)

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KENNEDY EISENHOWER
With their heads bowed, President John F. Kennedy, left, walks along a path at Camp David near Thurmont, Md., with former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, April 22, 1961, as the two met to discuss the Bay of Pigs invasion. (AP Photo/Paul Vathis)

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Horst Fass Pulitzer Prize Winning Combat Photographer
Horst Faas tries to get back on U.S. helicopter after day out with Vietnamese rangers in flooded plain of reeds, May 11, 1965. (AP Photo)

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Vietnam War
Viet Cong guerrilla, captured by Vietnamese Rangers, crawls from a jungle entrenchment during a government assault 30 miles northwest of Saigon, January 1964. The Rangers accompanied by U.S. advisers, were trapped for six hours after they had overrun the guerrilla foxholes but escaped into the jungle losing four killed and 17 wounded, including a U.S. sergeant. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
South Vietnamese paratroopers dragging away two anti-government demonstrators, Nov. 1964. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
South Vietnamese paratroopers dragging away two anti-government demonstrators, Nov. 1964. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War Saigon Protest
A South Vietnamese soldier throws his arms up in pain a moment after a rock thrown by rioting students hit him in the face in Saigon, Nov. 25, 1964. He collapsed to the ground as paratroopers right, advanced toward the demonstrators. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
An oxcart loaded with bodies of government soldiers killed in the battle of Binh Gia in South Vietnam is pulled from the jungle near the village, Dec. 29, 1964. About 200 government troops died in the fight which lasted more than a week. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
Saigon students threaten an already badly beaten and bloody government soldier as they continue to riot in the streets of Saigon, Nov. 25, 1964. The day's disorders were put down only by paratroopers with tear gas who were forced to charge through pools of flaming oil set afire by some of the 2,000 student rioters. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
Vietnamese para commandos are dropped from U.S. helicopters on a graveyard near the Delta town of Mo Cay during battle between a government battalion and a large unit of Viet Cong soldiers that tried to overrun this district, Nov. 4, 1964. Troops were flown into the area to support the infantry battalion after it suffered about 40 casualties. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam
A Vietnamese Special Forces soldier carries a comrade who was wounded when a Viet Cong mine exploded under their truck near Tay Ninh, July 5, 1964. Ten were wounded in the attack. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
A South Vietnamese girl watches from behind a wooden fence as government troops march through her village to check on Viet Cong activity, April 18, 1964. Often bewildered children, such as this child, are caught in the whirl of events caused by a cold war turned hot. This child's village was set afire and the residents moved to a fortified area. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
The smoke of battle yields to the smoke of a cigarette in the tiny hands of a South Vietnamese boy, April 17, 1964. Such youngsters are the unwilling victims of the fierce struggle in the southeast Asian country. For this lad the fighting brought a cigarette from victorious government troops; for others it brought burned flesh or death. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
A Vietnamese child, body completely covered with burns from a Napalm bomb, is held by father after rescue from Vietnamese village near the Cambodian border, March 19, 1964. The child was found in a plain of reeds after Vietnamese Air Force bombers strafed the village, where Communist Viet Cong guerrillas sought to hide among innocent victims. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
Communist Viet Cong Guerrilla peers under guards weapon through barbed wire in prisoner's compound at Cai Cai, South Vietnam, near the Cambodian border, March 16, 1964. He was among some 300 suspected Communist Viet Cong fighters captured by South Vietnamese forces March 14. The operation was described as the best in months for the South Vietnamese. Seventeen of the Viet Cong were killed in the action. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
Soldier in South Vietnam's army tramples over a Vietnamese farmer who was being punished for supplying government troops with incorrect information on Communist Viet Cong guerrillas, January 8, 1964. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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VIETNAM WAR
**Eds Note: Graphic Content** A father holds the body of his child as South Vietnamese Army Rangers look down from their armored vehicle March 19, 1964. The child was killed as government forces pursued guerrillas into a village near the Cambodian border. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War
A lone Vietnamese ranger sits on a tree stump amid rubble and bodies of his fallen comrades following battle against Viet Cong Guerrillas near Binh Gia, December 30, 1964. The ranger is one of the few members of the 33rd Vietnamese Ranger Battalion who survived the battle in which 60 were killed in the first wave of assault against the Communist Guerrillas. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam 1964
A South Vietnamese soldier uses the end of a dagger to beat a farmer for allegedly supplying government troops with inaccurate information about the movement of Viet Cong guerrillas in a village west of Saigon, Vietnam on Jan. 9, 1964. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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