War Photographers, Part II – Larry Burrows


Vietnam: Yankee Papa Over the decades, while LIFE published dozens of photoessays by the 20th century’s greatest photographers, few combined the raw intensity and technical brilliance of Larry Burrows’ “One Ride With Yankee Papa 13” — widely seen as the single greatest photographic achievement to emerge from the war in Vietnam. In his breathtaking chronicle of a young helicopter crew fighting for their lives at the very moment America is ramping up its involvement in Southeast Asia, Burrows.