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ROBERT J. ELLISON

News Organization: NEWSWEEK

Died: 1968

Location: VIETNAM

War: VIETNAM WAR (1965-1975)

Killed March 4 when the U.S. transport plane he was on was shot down by North Vietnamese ground fire. He was on assignment for Newsweek, which ran a spread of his photos the week he died. The magazine called it a monument to a great and fearless photographer. He was 24.