September 1, 2015


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Anja Niedringhaus, acclaimed photographer of life and death

Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.  The photos that follow celebrate her remarkable photojournalism. (Mark J. Terrill / The Associated Press)
Dec. 24, 2002:  Hundreds of U.S. Marines gather at Camp Commando in the Kuwait desert during a Christmas Eve visit by Santa Claus. (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 30, 2003: Iraqi women line up for a security check by British soldiers on the outskirts of Basra, as they try to flee from this southern Iraqi town.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Feb. 2, 2005: A U.S. Marine cries during the memorial service for 31 killed U.S. servicemen at Camp Korean Village, near Rutbah, western Iraq.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 26, 2006:  Palestinians enjoy a ride at an amusement park outside Gaza City.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009: An Israeli soldier jumps off an armored vehicle carrying a flag of Israel's 60th anniversary as he celebrates with his unit their return from the Gaza Strip on the Israeli side of the border.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Sept. 15, 2009: An Afghan man on his donkey follows a convoy of German ISAF soldiers patrolling Yaftal E Sofla, in the mountainous region of Feyzabad, east of Kunduz, Afghanistan. (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Sept. 20, 2009: An Afghan boy holds a toy gun as he enjoys a ride with others on a merry-go-round to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival, in Kabul, Afghanistan.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Sept. 11, 2010: An Afghan boy on a donkey reacts as Canadian soldiers with the 1st RCR Battle Group, The Royal Canadian Regiment, patrol in Salavat, southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Minutes later the soldiers were attacked by grenades while leaving the village.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 19, 2011: A warplane of Moammar Gadhafi's forces is shot down over the outskirts of Benghazi, eastern Libya. (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 29, 2011: A Libyan rebel urges people to leave as shelling from Gadhafi's forces started landing on the frontline outside of Bin Jawaad, 150 kilometers (93 miles) east of Sirte, central Libya. (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Sept, 17, 2011: A German soldier lifts weights at his combat outpost in Char Darah, outside Kunduz, Afghanistan.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Feb. 17, 2012: A Pakistani Army soldier with the 20th Lancers Armored Regiment stands atop the 8000-foot mountain during a patrol near his outpost, Kalpani Base, in Pakistan's Dir province on the Pakistan-Afghan border.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
June 30, 2012: - Serena Williams of the United States reacts after winning against Zheng Jie of China during a third round women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Jan. 28, 2012: Topless Ukrainian protesters climb up a fence at the entrance to the congress center where the World Economic Forum takes place in Davos, Switzerland. (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
In this Thursday, March 21, 2013 photo, hundreds of Afghans wait to see the holy flag at the Kart-e Sakhi mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
May 13, 2013: An Afghan boy flies his kite on a hill overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan. (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
 May 15, 2013: An Afghan National Police officer mans a checkpoint in the outskirts of Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
July 21, 2013: A woman takes a dip in Lake Geneva at sunrise in Geneva, Switzerland.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Nov. 1, 2013: An Afghan man with his five children on his motorbike pays money to enter a park in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 12, 2014: Pakistani bank notes covered in blood are displayed on the body of a dead suicide bomber after police found them in his pocket after an attack on the former Afghan intelligence headquarters, in the center of Kandahar, Afghanistan.  (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
In this Oct. 26, 2001 file photo, Associated Press Islamabad bureau chief Kathy Gannon reports from the basement of the AP house in Kabul, Afghanistan, during a night of heavy bombing. For more than two weeks during the U.S. bombing campaign, she and AP Photographer Dimitri Messinis were the only Western correspondents in Kabul. Gannon was wounded during the shooting that killed AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus. (DIMITRI MESSINIS / The Associated Press)
AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus in Rome in 2005. (Peter Dejong / The Associated Press)
Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. The photos that follow celebrate her remarkable photojournalism. - (Mark J. Terrill / The Associated Press)
Dec. 24, 2002: Hundreds of U.S. Marines gather at Camp Commando in the Kuwait desert during a Christmas Eve visit by Santa Claus. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 30, 2003: Iraqi women line up for a security check by British soldiers on the outskirts of Basra, as they try to flee from this southern Iraqi town. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Feb. 2, 2005: A U.S. Marine cries during the memorial service for 31 killed U.S. servicemen at Camp Korean Village, near Rutbah, western Iraq. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 26, 2006: Palestinians enjoy a ride at an amusement park outside Gaza City. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009: An Israeli soldier jumps off an armored vehicle carrying a flag of Israel's 60th anniversary as he celebrates with his unit their return from the Gaza Strip on the Israeli side of the border. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Sept. 15, 2009: An Afghan man on his donkey follows a convoy of German ISAF soldiers patrolling Yaftal E Sofla, in the mountainous region of Feyzabad, east of Kunduz, Afghanistan. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Sept. 20, 2009: An Afghan boy holds a toy gun as he enjoys a ride with others on a merry-go-round to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival, in Kabul, Afghanistan. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Sept. 11, 2010: An Afghan boy on a donkey reacts as Canadian soldiers with the 1st RCR Battle Group, The Royal Canadian Regiment, patrol in Salavat, southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Minutes later the soldiers were attacked by grenades while leaving the village. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 19, 2011: A warplane of Moammar Gadhafi's forces is shot down over the outskirts of Benghazi, eastern Libya. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 29, 2011: A Libyan rebel urges people to leave as shelling from Gadhafi's forces started landing on the frontline outside of Bin Jawaad, 150 kilometers (93 miles) east of Sirte, central Libya. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Sept, 17, 2011: A German soldier lifts weights at his combat outpost in Char Darah, outside Kunduz, Afghanistan. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Feb. 17, 2012: A Pakistani Army soldier with the 20th Lancers Armored Regiment stands atop the 8000-foot mountain during a patrol near his outpost, Kalpani Base, in Pakistan's Dir province on the Pakistan-Afghan border. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
June 30, 2012: - Serena Williams of the United States reacts after winning against Zheng Jie of China during a third round women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Jan. 28, 2012: Topless Ukrainian protesters climb up a fence at the entrance to the congress center where the World Economic Forum takes place in Davos, Switzerland. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
In this Thursday, March 21, 2013 photo, hundreds of Afghans wait to see the holy flag at the Kart-e Sakhi mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
May 13, 2013: An Afghan boy flies his kite on a hill overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
May 15, 2013: An Afghan National Police officer mans a checkpoint in the outskirts of Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
July 21, 2013: A woman takes a dip in Lake Geneva at sunrise in Geneva, Switzerland. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
Nov. 1, 2013: An Afghan man with his five children on his motorbike pays money to enter a park in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
March 12, 2014: Pakistani bank notes covered in blood are displayed on the body of a dead suicide bomber after police found them in his pocket after an attack on the former Afghan intelligence headquarters, in the center of Kandahar, Afghanistan. - (Anja Niedringhaus / The Associated Press)
In this Oct. 26, 2001 file photo, Associated Press Islamabad bureau chief Kathy Gannon reports from the basement of the AP house in Kabul, Afghanistan, during a night of heavy bombing. For more than two weeks during the U.S. bombing campaign, she and AP Photographer Dimitri Messinis were the only Western correspondents in Kabul. Gannon was wounded during the shooting that killed AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus. - (DIMITRI MESSINIS / The Associated Press)
AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus in Rome in 2005. - (Peter Dejong / The Associated Press)

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