George Strock (1911-1977) American photojournalist during World War II, when he took a picture of the bodies of three American soldiers killed during a Battle of Buna-Gona, New Guinea. It became the first photograph to be published during World War II, to depict dead American troops on the battlefield. Life correspondent Cal Whipple went all the way to the White House to get permission to print the image.
Ken Oosterbroek documented South Africa's transitional years to the first democratic election until he was killed when National Peace-Keeping Force members panicked under fire in Tokoza in 1994. He was named Ilford Press Photographer of the Year in 1989 and 1994.
Sebastião Salgado photo, Africa
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