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Marine photographer Sgt. David Weimer prepares to go into the field with Company A, Reconnaissance Battalion - The National Archives

Original Caption: These Yank airmen beam broadly as they look out from their bomber, following their arrival at Bradley Field, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, May 22, on a flight from Europe. In their bomber "Hell Hen," they helped to bomb Germany out of the war. Press Association., 1945.

Nov 4, 1965. Chaplain John McNamara administers the last rites to photographer Dickey Chapelle in South Vietnam. She became the first female war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam and the first American female reporter to be killed in action. She was given a full marine burial. Photo by Henri Huet who was later killed in action in Vietnam.