Perry Shinneman



Age: 70


Summary: retired Vietnam veteran who became the subject of a black & white Vietnam War photograph entitled Home from Vietnam that showed him returning home on medical leave after losing a leg in an explosion, in which the picture was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and was chosen by the Associated Press as one of the 20th century's most significant works.



Cause of Death: Pulmonary fibrosis


Born: July 29, 1935


Died: December 25, 2005


Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota