Photojournalist Chris Hondros and others like him who risk their lives to show us the world, its conflicts, its people and its possibilities. Chris was killed covering the uprising in Libya on April 24, 2011.
Vietnam Photojournalists - Hubert van Es (6 July 1941 – 15 May 2009) was a Dutch photographer and photojournalist who took the well-known photo on 29 April 1975, which shows South Vietnamese civilians scrambling to board a CIA Air America helicopter during the U.S. evacuation of Saigon. The picture was taken a day before the Fall of Saigon. Van Es was variously known in his working life as "Hu", anglicized "Hugh" and nickname "Vanes," to rhyme with "planes".
"Françoise Demulder was a French war photographer who in 1976 became the first woman to win the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award. The winning image was a black-and-white photo of a Palestinian woman raising her hands at a masked militiaman in Beirut's war-ravaged La Quarantaine district. Demulder died on 3 September 2008 aged 61, having suffered a heart attack at a hospital in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret."
Dickey Chapelle (1919-1965) was one of the first female war correspondents, covering World War II, the Korean conflict and Vietnam. On the morning of November 4, 1965, Chapelle was killed by a land mine while on patrol with a platoon, becoming the first war correspondent killed in Vietnam and the first female correspondent killed in action.