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A tribute to the Vietnam War. "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam.

Marine photographer Sgt. David Weimer prepares to go into the field with Co. 'A', Reconnaissance Bn. He has a Ka-Bar knife taped to his M1956 Suspenders and carries an M14 rifle. - Photo taken: April 1967, The National Archives ~ Vietnam War

David Weimer prepares to go into the field with Co. 'A', Reconnaissance Bn. He has a Ka-Bar knife taped to his Suspenders and carries an rifle. - Photo taken: April The National Archives ~ Vietnam War

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-- Dedicated to the warzone of daily life! -- (Vietnam War Regular U. combat units were deployed beginning in By the end of the year, American soldiers are in Vietnam.

11 Apr 1968, Saigon, Vietnam --- 4/11/1968-Saigon, Vietnam: Sergeant Daniel Lederman of Miami, FL, keeps the season in perspective with his helmet decorated in Easter-type flowers April 11. Lederman's outfit, the 25th Infantry Division, is participating in Operation Complete Victory in the III Corps area. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

11 Apr 1968, Saigon, Vietnam --- 4/11/1968-Saigon, Vietnam: Sergeant Daniel Lederman of Miami, FL, keeps the season in perspective with his helmet decorated in Easter-type flowers April 11. Lederman's outfit, the 25th Infantry Division, is participating in Operation Complete Victory in the III Corps area. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Catherine Leroy (1945 – 8 July 2006) was a French war photographer. In 1967, she was the first accredited journalist to participate in a combat parachute jump, joining the 173rd Airborne Brigade. In 1968, during the Tet Offensive, Leroy was captured by the North Vietnamese Army. She managed to talk her way out and emerged as the first newsperson to take photos of North Vietnamese Army Regulars behind their own lines. She also reported from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Libya and other conflict…

The Death of a Fighter by Peter Howe- memoir of Catherine Leroy, photographer covering Vietnam war

Catherine Leroy by Jeremy Pollard. Catherine Leroy (1945 – 8 July 2006) was a French-born photojournalist and war photographer, whose stark images of battle illustrated the story of the Vietnam War in the pages of Life magazine and other publications.

Catherine Leroy, War Photographer starting with the Vietnam war. She was taken a prisoner of war. When released she continued to be a war photographer until her death in

<b>Caption from LIFE.</b> "Four Marines recover the body of a fifth as their company comes under fire near Hill 484." Vietnam, October 1966. NOTE: At right is the French-born photojournalist Catherine Leroy (1945 - 2006); she was cropped out of the version of this photo that originally ran in LIFE.

Four Marines recover the body of a fifth as their company comes under fire near Hill 484 in Vietnam, October At right is the French-born photojournalist Catherine Leroy -€“ she was cropped out of the version of this photo that originally ran in Life.