He was killed in a helicopter crash after he had returned to Indochina in 1971 to cover the war’s spreading into Laos.
However, Burrows persuaded the pilot to fly over at only 500 feet, knocking out the window perspex when it obscured his shot. Powerful Portraits of Vietnam: Larry Burrows’ ‘Reaching Out,’ 1966.

Lo que vemos aquí es dolor, sufrimiento, … The Vietnam War spawned three such photographs: ‘Execution of a VietCong’ by Eddie Adams, ‘Napalm Girl’ by Nick Ut, and ‘Reaching Out’ by Larry Burrows. Working for the Associated Press, Burrows was a passenger in De Havilland Dragon Rapide. He had an early success with his coverage of the demolition of the Heligoland U-Boat Pens in 1947.

See more ideas about War photography, Larry and Vietnam war photos. Larry Burrows, ‘Reaching Out’, 1966. Jeremiah Purdie (center, with bandaged head) reached toward a stricken comrade after a fierce firefight south of the DMZ, Vietnam, October 1966. 16 Jun 2015 - Research for A2 Photography Analysis 2015. Cinco años antes de morir fue cuando Burrows realizó esta emblemática imagen que hoy recogemos, conocida como Reaching Out, una fotografía tan dramática, con tanta intensidad y magníficamente captada, que pocas imágenes resumen tan bien lo que puede significar un conflicto bélico para el ser humano.

Tomorrow, 10th February, is Burrows’s death anniversary. Officially they weren't supposed to go no closer to the island than 9 miles. For his efforts he was able to take eleven images and earned himself two pages in Life Magazine. Reaching Out: the wounded Marine Gunnery Sgt.