Pulitzer Prize-winning war photographer Horst Faas dies at 79

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, Horst Faas, former AP chief photographer and photo editor in Saigon, attends the opening of the 'Henri Huet, Vietnam' exhibition at the MEP (Maison Europeene de la Photographie) in Paris, France. 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, died Thursday May 10, 2012. He was 79. In the background hangs a portrait of the late AP photographer Henri Huet. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)