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MICHEL  LAURENT

News Organization: GAMMA AGENCY

Died: 1975

Location: VIETNAM

War: VIETNAM WAR (1965-1975)

Killed April 28 during the final communist assault on Saigon while trying to rescue another correspondent. He won a Pulitzer Prize for news photography jointly with the AP's Horst Faas in 1971 for coverage of a massacre of Pakistanis by the Bangladesh Liberation Militia. He also won a George Polk journalism award for the same pictures. He was 29.