Dickey Chapelle (1919-1965) was one of the first female war correspondents, covering World War II, the Korean conflict and Vietnam.
On the morning of November 4, 1965, Chapelle was killed by a land mine while on patrol with a platoon, becoming the first war correspondent killed in Vietnam and the first female correspondent killed in action.

Dickey Chapelle (1919-1965) was one of the first female war correspondents, covering World War II, the Korean conflict and Vietnam.

On the morning of November 4, 1965, Chapelle was killed by a land mine while on patrol with a platoon, becoming the first war correspondent killed in Vietnam and the first female correspondent killed in action.