David Douglas Duncan

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David Douglas Duncan
Duncan in 1945
Born(1916-01-23)January 23, 1916
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
DiedJune 7, 2018(2018-06-07) (aged 102)
Grasse, France
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps USMC logo.svg
Battles/warsWorld War II
*Battle of Bougainville
Korean War
*Battle of Pusan Perimeter
*Battle of Chosin Reservoir
Other workPhotographer

David Douglas Duncan (January 23, 1916 – June 7, 2018) was an American photojournalist. He was best known for his dramatic combat photographs.[1]

His wartime photographs were so impressive that after the war he was hired by Life to join its staff at the urging of J.R. Eyerman, Life's chief photographer. During his time with Life, Duncan covered many events, including the end of the British Raj in India and conflicts in Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

He turned 100 in January 2016.[2] and died in June 2018 in Grasse, aged 102.[3][4]

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  1. Berman, Eliza (March 17, 2015). "A War Photographer's 99-Year Journey". Time. Archived from the original on September 22, 2018. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  2. Liz Ronk, Olivier Laurent (January 23, 2016). "Celebrated Photographer David Douglas Duncan Turns 100". time.com. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
  3. "INFO NICE-MATIN. Le photographe américain David Douglas Duncan, ami de Picasso, est décédé à Grasse". Var-Matin. 7 June 2018.
  4. McFadden, Robert D. (7 June 2018). "David Douglas Duncan, 102, Who Photographed the Reality of War, Dies" – via NYTimes.com.

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