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Photographs from World War Two by Dickey Chapelle

WWII photographs by Dickey Chapelle


Wisconsin-born photojournalist Chapelle was one of the first women foreign correspondents to cover World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and other U.S. military engagements worldwide. Her writings and pictures appeared in the magazines Reader's Digest, National Geographic, Look, and the Saturday Evening Post from the 1940's to the 1960's. Chapelle was killed in Vietnam in 1965 while pursuing her profession. The link below takes you to several of her pictures made during World War Two.

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Related Topics: World Wars and Conflicts
The World War II Military and Home Fronts
Creator: Chapelle, Dickey, 1919-1965.
Pub Data: Original photographs from the visual materials collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
Citation: Consult the bibliographic data provided with each photograph, and end your citation with the phrase " Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=828; Visited on: 4/20/2014
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