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: 1935

 

Died: December 25, 2005

 

Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota