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Martha Gellhorn

Martha Ellis Gellhorn was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist who is considered one of the great war correspondents of the 20th century. She reported on virtually every major world conflict that took place during her 60-year career. Gellhorn was also the third wife of American novelist Ernest Hemingway, from 1940 to 1945. She died in 1998 in an apparent suicide at the age of 89, ill and almost completely blind. The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism is named after her.

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Robert Capa

Robert Capa was a Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist as well as the companion and professional partner of photographer Gerda Taro. He is considered by some to be the greatest combat and adventure photographer in history.

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Lara Logan

Lara Logan is a South African television and radio journalist and war correspondent. She was a correspondent for CBS News between 2002 and 2018.

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Cecil Beaton

Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Oscar–winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre.

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Mathew Brady

Mathew B. Brady was one of the earliest photographers in American history, best known for his scenes of the Civil War.

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Keith Murdoch

Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch was an Australian journalist and the father of Rupert Murdoch, the current CEO and Chairman of News Corp.

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Gerda Taro

Gerta Pohorylle, known professionally as Gerda Taro, was a German Jewish war photographer active during the Spanish Civil War. She is regarded as the first woman photojournalist to have died while covering the frontline in a war.

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Dana Stone

Dana Hazen Stone was an American photo-journalist best known for his work for CBS, United Press International, and Associated Press during the Vietnam War.

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Dickey Chapelle

Georgette Louise Meyer known as Dickey Chapelle was an American photojournalist known for her work as a war correspondent from World War II through the Vietnam War.

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William T. Vollmann

William Tanner Vollmann is an American novelist, journalist, war correspondent, short story writer, and essayist. He won the 2005 National Book Award for Fiction for the novel Europe Central.

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Arkady Babchenko

Arkady Arkadyevich Babchenko is a Russian print and television journalist. From 1995, Babchenko served in the communication corps in the North Caucasus while participating in the First Chechen War. He later volunteered for six months during the Second Chechen War. After leaving the army in 2000 he worked as a war correspondent for more than a decade. Since 2017 he has worked as a presenter for the TV channel ATR. In 2006 he published the book One Soldier's War, about his experiences in Chechnya.

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Curzio Malaparte

Curzio Malaparte, born Kurt Erich Suckert, was an Italian writer, film-maker, war correspondent and diplomat. Malaparte is best known outside Italy due to his works Kaputt (1944) and La pelle (1949). The former is a semi-fictionalised account of the Eastern Front during the Second World War and the latter is an account focusing on morality in the immediate post-war period of Naples.

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James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey is an American photojournalist and war photographer.

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G. A. Henty

George Alfred Henty was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885).

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João Silva (photographer)

João Silva is a Portuguese-born South African war photographer.