Photographer W. Eugene Smith’s picture of a Marine drinking from his canteen during 1944’s Battle of Saipan is as iconic a war picture as any ever made. In fact, when the U.S. Postal Service released a “Masters of American Photography” series of commemorative stamps in 2002, Smith was included — and this image was chosen as representative of his body of work.
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Photographer W. Eugene Smith’s picture of a Marine drinking from his canteen during 1944’s Battle of Saipan is as iconic a war picture as any ever made. In fact, when the U.S. Postal Service released a “Masters of American Photography” series of commemorative stamps in 2002, Smith was included — and this image was chosen as representative of his body of work.

See more photos here.

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