The First Image of Dead American Troops to Appear in Media During WWII

The Photo That Was Hard to Get Published, but Even Harder to Get LIFE photojournalist George Strock captured an iconic image of 3 U.S. soldiers lying on the sand of Buna Beach, New Guinea. The small wave breaking provides a stark contrast to the stillness of the men and the half-submerged landing craft behind them. … Read more