Margaret Bourke-White - impressive photojournalism
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Photographer for the United States Armed Forces
Bourke-White was known for her extensive contributions to photojournalism. She is recognized as the first female documentary photographer to be officially licensed to shoot for the United States Armed Forces during World War II. While crossing the Atlantic to North Africa, her transport was torpedoed and sunk, but Bourke-White survived. Towards the end of the war, she crossed the Rhine into Germany with the troops of General George Patton. Her photos of concentration camps stunned the world.
After the war
After World War II, Bourke-White traveled to India to photograph Gandhi and document the mass migration caused by the partition of the Indian subcontinent. During the Korean War she worked as a war correspondent. When she was struck by Parkinson's disease in 1952, she continued to photograph and write. She retired from Life magazine in 1969. Are you impressed by Margaret Bourke-White's work? Art print with her work is easy to order at Yourdecoration.com.