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FRANCOIS  SULLY

News Organization: NEWSWEEK

Died: 1971

Location: VIETNAM

War: VIETNAM WAR (1965-1975)

Killed in February when his helicopter blew up, and he jumped 75 feet to the ground. He spent 24 years in Indochina. He was banned from Vietnam in 1962 by President Diem for “systematic hostility” but returned after Diem’s assassination. At the time of his death, he was viewed as the dean of the Saigon press corps.