AP Photos: A selection of work by Horst Faas

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File - In this December 1965 file photo shot by Associated Press photographer Horst Faas, a U.S. 1st Division soldier guards Route 7 as Vietnamese women and school children return home to the village of Xuan Dien from Ben Cat, Vietnam. Faas, a prize-winning combat photographer who carved out new standards for covering war with a camera and became one of the world's legendary photojournalists in nearly half a century with The Associated Press, died Thursday May 10, 2012. He was 79. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)
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A father holds the body of his child as South Vietnamese Army Rangers look down from their armored vehicle. Survivors huddle together after an attack by government troops. A dead U.S. soldier, covered by a sheet, lies on the battlefield in Vietnam.

Horst Faas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning combat photographer who became one of the world's legendary photojournalists in nearly half a century with the AP, captured these images during the Vietnam War. Faas died Thursday in Munich at age 79, his daughter said.

Here's a look at some of the powerful photographs by Faas.

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