Photo Credit: -Photo courtesy of Toshio Sakai
News Organization: NEWSWEEK
VIETNAM WAR (1965-1975)
Killed Feb. 10 with three other photographers when their helicopter was shot down over Laos. He was a longtime photographer of the Vietnam War for various news organizations. He was taking pictures for Newsweek and other publications. Shimamoto's remains are interred at the base of the Journalists Memorial.