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Photo Credit: Courtesy Sandri Family

SANDRO  SANDRI

News Organization: LA STAMPA

Died: 1937

Location: CHINA

Sandri, a reporter for Italy’s La Stampa, was aboard a U.S. Navy gun boat on the Yangtze River when the boat was bombed by Japanese planes, killing Sandri and two others. He was covering what became known as Japan’s “rape of Nanking,” then the capital of China.