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William H. Russell, War Correspondent

Taken at Crimean War, Crimean Peninsula Ukraine in .

William Howard Russell, reputed to be the first war correspondent, photo taken while writing for the London Times during the Crimean War. Florence Nightingale said that she became involved in battle ... show more

William Howard Russell, reputed to be the first war correspondent, photo taken while writing for the London Times during the Crimean War.

Florence Nightingale said that she became involved in battlefield nursing because of his reports to the paper.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Roger Fenton

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