Charles Gorry

Charles P. Gorry (1912-1976) was a news photographer who portrayed wars, the waning days of colonialism in Asia and many of the world’s leaders during his career with The Associated Press.

Mr. Gorry covered World War II in the Pacific, spending 60 days on the front at Okinawa and scaling the slopes of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima while the fighting raged. He was aboard the aircraft carrier. Intrepid when Japanese suicide planes struck the flight deck on Nov. 26. He photographed Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the bombings.