Posted on February 27 2013
Photographer W. Eugene Smith's picture of a Marine drinking from his canteen during 1944's Battle of Saipan is as iconic a war picture as any ever made. In fact, when the U.S. Postal Service released a "Masters of American Photography" series of commemorative stamps in 2002, Smith was included — and this image was chosen as representative of his body of work.
Read more: http://life.time.com/history/world-war-ii-classic-photos-from-life-magazine/#ixzz2M7AiEBgu