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Photo Credit: -Photo courtesy of Toshio Sakai


News Organization: NEWSWEEK

Died: 1971

Location: LAOS

War: 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.