Larry Burrows (29 May 1926 in London – 10 February 1971 in Laos) was an English photojournalist best known for his pictures of the American involvement in the Vietnam War.Burrows was born in London in 1926. He left school at age 16 and took a job in Life magazine's London bureau, where he printed photographs. Some accounts blame Burrows for melting photographer Robert Capa's D-Day negatives in the drying cabinet, but in fact it was another technician, according to John G. Morris.Burrows went on to become a photographer and covered the war in Vietnam from 1962 until his death in 1971.One of his most famous collections, published first in LIFE Magazine 16APR1965, was titled "One Ride with Yankee Papa 13".
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Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros, who were killed last week covering the fighting in Libya, used their cameras to communicate the human suffering of war.
To the list of photographers who have died while covering war and conflict, we must now add the names of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros, killed in Misurata, Libya on Wednesday. They join the likes of Ken Oosterbroek, a member of the so-called Bang Bang Club of photojournalists immortalized now in a new movie.