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View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Dickey Meyer Chapelle poses with her husband Tony Chapelle next to a vehicle.

Date: 1964-11 

Description: Dickey Chapelle on the Don Phuc command post, in front of a stack of sandbags, on the Vietnam-Cambodia frontier. Chapelle resided at this post for 34 days,...


Description: Dickey Chapelle, with cameras around her neck, poses with three women and a group of children.


Chapelle in Vietnam

Date: 1962 

Description: Dickey Chapelle dressed in military clothing wading through a swamp in Vietnam.

Date: 1959-07 

Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...

Date: 1963-06 

Description: Dickey Chapelle receives a last minute pre-jump inspection from the 5th Special Forces Group.

Date: 1957 

Description: Dickey Chapelle sitting with the FLN Scorpion Battalion Rebels in the Atlas Mountains in Algeria drinking tea.

Date: 1957 

Description: Dickey Chapelle sits and drinks coffee with the FLN Scorpion Battalion Rebels in the Atlas Mountains in Algeria.

Date: 1958 

Description: Dickey Chapelle poses with Vilma Espin, who married Fidel Castro's brother Raul Castro. Also shown are two children (Espin and Castro's children?), and an...

Date: 1957-02 

Description: Dickey Chapelle and her Aunt Louise embrace at Idlewild Airport after Chapelle's return from Budapest, Hungary.

Date: 1943-12-25 

Description: Informal portrait of Dickey Chapelle (back left), her husband Tony Chapelle (back center), her brother Bob Meyer (back right), and her parents Paul Meyer a...

Date: 1945-03-28 

Description: A page of a letter written by Dickey Chapelle to Daniel Mich describing arrival by air to an unspecified location for a mission.

Date: 1957-08 

Description: Photographer Dickey Chapelle sits with Algerian members of the National Liberation Front dressed as a member of the FLN. She is wearing a head scarf and ho...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian girl in a Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) tent. A man is holding Dickey Chapelle's glasses up to the girl's face. She is wearing a patterne...

Date: 1942-03 

Description: Dickey Chapelle seated by an open window, wearing the correspondent arm band. Taken at time of her first recognition by the War Department as Look's...

Date: 1958 

Description: Dickey Chapelle in Lebanon wearing camouflaged clothing and a helmet crouched low to the ground and holding a camera. She is next to and behind a soldier w...


Dickey Chapelle

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: "She's Ready to Defend America," a portrait of Georgette Louise Meyer (aka Dickey Chapelle), as a member of the Women Flyers of America, an organization fo...

Date: 1945 

Description: Dicky Chapelle gazing into the distance, during her Iwo Okinawa period. She is wearing her War Correspondent uniform with hat. Possibly with camera slung o...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Dickey Chapelle wearing correspondent armband and taking a self-portrait in mirror. Taken at time of her first recognition by War Department as "Look's" ph...

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