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Photographer Horst Faas

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Photojournalist Horst Faas was born on April 28, 1933 in Berlin Germany and died May 10, 2012. Faas began photography professionally at the age of 21 with the Keystone Agency and in 1956 he joined the Associated Press. Horst Faas became ... Show More

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Vietnam War
The sun breaks through the dense jungle foliage around the embattled town of Binh Gia, 40 miles east of Saigon, in early January 1965, as South Vietnamese troops, apparently joined by U.S. advisers, rest after a cold, damp and tense night of waiting in an ambush position for a Viet Cong attack that didn't come. One hour later, as the possibility of an overnight attack by the Viet Cong disappeared, the troops moved out for another long, hot day hunting the elusive communist guerrillas in the jungles. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War US
U.S. machine gunner Spc. 4 James R. Pointer, left, of Cedartown, Ga., and Pfc. Herald Spracklen of Effingham, Ill., peer from the brush of an overgrown rubber plantation near the Special Forces camp at Bu Dop during a half hour firefight, Dec. 5, 1967. Their company-size patrol avoided an ambush when a patrol dog alerted the unit to the presence of enemy forces. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War 1969
U.S. infantrymen of the 199th Light Infantry Brigade are seen on a joint Vietnamese/U.S. patrol near coffee and rubber plantations 50 miles northeast of Saigon, Nov. 29, 1969. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Obit Faas
FILE - In this Aug. 1962 file photo shot by Associated Press photographer Horst Faas, South Vietnamese government troops from the 2nd Battalion of the 36th Infantry sleep in a U.S. Navy troop carrier on their way back to the Provincial capital of Ca Mau, Vietnam. Faas, a prize-winning combat photographer who carved out new standards for covering war with a camera and became one of the world's legendary photojournalists in nearly half a century with The Associated Press, Thursday May 10, 2012. He was 79. (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File)

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Vietnam War
As graceful as a circus acrobat, these South Vietnamese rangers scamper down 50-foot high wall during training session at Duc My Ranger Station, Vietnam on March 18, 1963. They were part of a group that went through a rigorous 42-day training session at the post, located in the coastal area north of Saigon. (AP Photo /Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War 1969
A U.S. infantryman of the 199th Light Infantry Brigade is seen on a joint Vietnamese/U.S. patrol near coffee and rubber plantations 50 miles northeast of Saigon, Nov. 29, 1969. (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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Vietnam War US Wounded
After their unit landed in the middle of a Viet Cong staging area, a paratrooper of the 173rd Airborne swings his M-16 rifle, providing cover for a wounded paratrooper being evacuated by medics under sniper fire near Thuong Lang, about 10 miles northeast of Bien Hoa, June 24, 1965. Medics are Spc. 4 Gerald Levy, left of New York, and Pfc. Andrew J. Brown of Chicago. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War: US Foxholes and Shelters 1966
GIs take time out to read newspapers and magazines above and below their sandbagged bunker in a base camp set up in a jungle clearing in South Vietnam near the Cambodian border on Nov. 28, 1966. Troops of the U.S. 25th Infantry Division established the camp west of Pleiku during a push for the elements of a North Vietnamese regiment. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Vietnam War Wounded 1967
A wounded U.S. soldier is removed for treatment in Vietnam, April 2, 1967. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Obit Faas
FILE - In this March 30, 1965 file photo taken by Associated Press photographer Horst Faas, injured Vietnamese receive aid as they lie on the street after a bomb explosion outside the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam. Faas, a prize-winning combat photographer who carved out new standards for covering war with a camera and became one of the world's legendary photojournalists in nearly half a century with The Associated Press, Thursday May 10, 2012. He was 79. (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File)

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APTOPIX Obit Faas
FILE - In this April 1969 file photo shot by Associated Press photographer Horst Faas, a South Vietnamese woman mourns over the body of her husband, found with 47 others in a mass grave near Hue, Vietnam. Faas, a prize-winning combat photographer who carved out new standards for covering war with a camera and became one of the world's legendary photojournalists in nearly half a century with The Associated Press, died Thursday May 10, 2012. He was 79. (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File)

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Vietnam
A Vietnamese litter bearer wears a face mask to keep out the smell as he passes the bodies of U.S. and Vietnamese soldiers killed in fighting against the Viet Cong at the Michelin rubber plantation, about 45 miles northeast of Saigon, Nov. 27, 1965. (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File)

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