Horst Faas, legendary photojournalist, dies at 79

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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 1964 file photo one of several shot by Associated Press photographer Horst Faas, earning him the first of two Pulitzer Prizes, a South Vietnamese soldier uses the end of a dagger to beat a farmer for allegedly supplying government troops with inaccurate information about the movement of Viet Cong guerrillas in a village west of Saigon, 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, has died May 10, 2012. He was 79.  (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File)

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Horst Faas, a Pulitzer 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 AP, died Thursday, May 10, in Munich. He was 79.

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