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  • 1. T he 100 G reatest M ilitary P hotographs From Military Times Publishing Company, insert to the 25 Sept 2000 issues of Army/Navy/AF Times Created by Tony Spence Music: Taps for the Fallen Brave
  • 2. No. 100 Robert Capa WWII
  • 3. No. 99 U.S. Navy Archives Pearl Harbor
  • 4. No. 98 Jacob Harris WWII
  • 5. No. 97 Ray Platnick WWII
  • 6. No. 96 David Turnley Operation Desert Storm
  • 7. No. 95 Charles Kerlee WWII
  • 8. No. 94 Christopher Morris USS Stark
  • 9. No. 93 Philip Jones Griffiths Vietnam, 1968
  • 10. No. 92 Christopher Morris Persian Gulf War
  • 11. No. 91 U.S. Army Archives WWII, July 1944
  • 12. No. 90 William Dinwiddle Rough Riders, 1898
  • 13. No. 89 Brad Markel Andrews AFB, 1991
  • 14. No. 88 Philadelphia Public Ledger WWI, Nov 1918
  • 15. No. 87 Adrian Duff WWI, Sep 1918
  • 16. No. 86 Stanley Tretick South Korea
  • 17. No. 85 U.S. Army Signal Corps Lt Gen George S. Patton
  • 18. No. 84 Robert Jakobsen Ca National Guard, 1940
  • 19. No. 83 Wayne Miller WWII, 1944
  • 20. No. 82 U.S. Army Air Force WWII, 1943
  • 21. No. 81 U.S. Army Archives WWII, 1944 Paris, France
  • 22. No. 80 Peter Turnley “ Highway of Doom” Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • 23. No. 79 Hank Walker South Korea, 1950
  • 24. No. 78 U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam
  • 25. No. 77 Steve Elfers Operation Desert Storm
  • 26. No. 76 Steve Elfers Operation Desert Storm
  • 27. No. 75 Bruno Barbey Persion Gulf War
  • 28. No. 74 Alexander Gardner Civil War, 1862
  • 29. No. 73 Jeff Tuttle Operation Desert Shield
  • 30. No. 72 U.S. Army Archives WWII, 1943 Tarawa Atoll
  • 31. No. 71 Alfred Cooperman WWII, 1943
  • 32. No. 70 Rich Mason Persian Gulf War
  • 33. No. 69 W. Eugene Smith Saipan, WWII
  • 34. No. 68 Larry Burrows Vietnam, 1966 Plane is a Douglas A –1 Skyraider
  • 35. No. 67 Larry Burrows Vietnam, 1966
  • 36. No. 66 U.S. Navy Archives Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941
  • 37. No. 65 Corbis–Bettman WWI, 1919
  • 38. No. 64 Sadayuki Mikami Persian Gulf War
  • 39. No. 63 Hulton–Getty Archives Vietnam, 1966
  • 40. No. 62 Corbis–Bettman Saigon, 1975
  • 41. No. 61 Time Life South Korea, 1950
  • 42. No. 60 Fred Ramage D–Day, 1944
  • 43. No. 59 U.S. Navy Archives USS Hornet, 1942 Jimmy Doolittle raid on Tokyo
  • 44. No. 58 Larry Burrows Vietnam, 1966
  • 45. No. 57 U.S. Army Signal Corps Gen Dwight Eisenhower Speaking to Army Airborne troops prior to operation Overlord (D –Day)
  • 46. No. 56 The Marshall Collection 1st Aviation Fatality, 1908
  • 47. No. 55 U.S. Army Archives Gen Douglas MacArthur Wading ashore in Philippines
  • 48. No. 54 National Archives WWII, Nov 1944
  • 49. No. 53 Hulton–Getty Archives Vietnam, 1969
  • 50. No. 52 W. Eugene Smith Saipan, WWII, 1944
  • 51. No. 51 Malcolm Browne Saigon, 1963 Buddhist monk self –immolation
  • 52. No. 50 Paul Watson Mogadishu, Somalia
  • 53. No. 49 National Archives “ Bataan Death March” 1942
  • 54. No. 48 Tsuguichi Koyangi Bataan, 1942
  • 55. No. 47 U.S. Navy Archives South Pacific Torpedoed Japanese cruiser
  • 56. No. 46 Henri Huet Vietnam, 1966
  • 57. No. 45 Associated Press Vietnam PoWs, 1973
  • 58. No. 44 Walter Sanders Berlin Airlift, 1948
  • 59. No. 43 Barrett Gallagher USS Intrepid, 1944
  • 60. No. 42 Wayne Miller South Pacific, 1943
  • 61. No. 41 Don McCullin Vietnam, 1968
  • 62. No. 40 U.S. Navy Archives USS Bunker Hill, 1945
  • 63. No. 39 U.S. Army Archives Conf of the Big 3, 1945 Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin
  • 64. No. 38 Fenno Jacobs USS New Jersey, 1944
  • 65. No. 37 Jerry Rutberg WWII, 1945
  • 66. No. 36 U.S. Air Force Operation Greenhouse 1951 Atomic bomb test series Enewetok Atoll, Pacific Ocean
  • 67. No. 35 U.S. Army Signal Corps Nagasaki, 1945 Fat Man plutonium implosion bomb 20 kilotons
  • 68. No. 34 Ken Jarecke Persian Gulf War Iraqi soldier in burned –out armored vehicle
  • 69. No. 33 Robert Ellison Khe Sanh, 1968
  • 70. No. 32 Carl Mydans USS Missouri, 1945 Japanese surrender
  • 71. No. 31 Philip Jones Griffiths Vietnam, 1968
  • 72. No. 30 Bernie Boston Demonstration, 1967
  • 73. No. 29 Corbis–Bettman Civil War, 1865 Survivors of Andersonville GA prison camp (Camp Sumter)
  • 74. No. 28 David Douglas Duncan Korea, 1950 Retreat from Chosin Reservoir
  • 75. No. 27 W. Eugene Smith WWII, 1945
  • 76. No. 26 Gamma Liaison Saigon, 1975
  • 77. No. 25 Carol Guzy Haiti, 1994
  • 78. No. 24 Ronald, Haeberle “ Mi Lai Massacre” 1968
  • 79. No. 23 U.S. Navy Archives USS Enterprise, 1943
  • 80. No. 22 David Douglas Duncan Korea, 1950 Retreat from Chosin Reservoir
  • 81. No. 21 George Strock WWII, 1943 First photo released to American public showing dead GIs (you can see maggots crawling on the man in the foreground)
  • 82. No. 20 Bill Foley Beirut, 1983 Bombing of the Marine barracks
  • 83. No. 19 Robert Capa WWII – The Last Day
  • 84. No. 18 Alexander Gardner Antietam, Civil War, 1862
  • 85. No. 17 U.S. Navy Archives Pearl Harbor, 1941 USS Arizona
  • 86. No. 16 John Filo Kent State, 1970
  • 87. No. 15 Thai Khad Chuon Vietnam, 1975
  • 88. No. 14 U.S. Army Archives WWI, 1918
  • 89. No. 13 Art Greenspon Vietnam, 1968
  • 90. No. 12 U.S. Army Archives Rhine River, 1945
  • 91. No. 11 Ed Clark President Roosevelt’s Funeral Warm Springs GA, 1945
  • 92. No. 10 W. Eugene Smith Saipan, WWII, 1944
  • 93. No. 9 David Turnley Persian Gulf War
  • 94. No. 8 Eddie Adams Vietnam, 1968 Police chief executes suspected Viet Cong
  • 95. No. 7 Alexander Gardner Gettysburg, 1863 It is thought that this picture was staged by the photographer
  • 96. No. 6 Nick Ut Vietnam, 1972 Napalm attack victims
  • 97. No. 5 Sal Veder Travis AFB, 1973
  • 98. No. 4 Larry Burrows Vietnam, 1966
  • 99. No. 3 Alfred Eisenstadt Times Square, 1945
  • 100. No. 2 Robert Capa D –Day, Omaha Beach, 1944
  • 101. No. 1 Joe Rosenthal Iwo Jima, WWII, 1945
  • 102.