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Tim Page, one of the pre-eminent photographers of the Vietnam War, known as much for his larger-than-life personality as for his intense and powerful combat photographs, died Wednesday at his home in New South Wales, Australia. He was 78. Warning: This gallery includes graphic content.

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United States Marines wade ashore at Tam Ky during Operation Colorado. Central Vietnam, 1965. Photo by Tim Page.tim page/Corbis via Getty Images

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A US medical helicopter emerges through a pink cloud to evacuate wounded survivors of the 173rd Airborne regiment, ambushed in War Zone C. Vietnam, 1965.tim page/Corbis via Getty Images

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A US helicopter takes off from a clearing near Du Co SF camp, Vietnam. Wounded soldiers crouch down in the dust of the departing helicopter. The military convoy was on its way to relieve the camp when it was ambushed. Photo by Tim Page.tim page/Corbis via Getty Images

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US troops leave North Vietnam in an armored personnel carrier following the Long Tom spiking raid near Con Tien. Vietnam, 1968. Photo by Tim Page.tim page/Corbis via Getty Images

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The devasted 8th Division (8eme) headquarters in the Cholon area of Saigon after the shelling and fighting of the 1968 mini Tet offensive. Photo by Tim Page.tim page/Corbis via Getty Images

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A nun passes the body of a North Vietnamese soldier killed in action outside a Catholic Church at Dong Lach. Photo by Tim Page.Tim Page/Courtesy of family

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United States Marines injured during operation 'Starlight', near Chu Lai. Batang Peninsula, Vietnam, 1965. Photo by Tim Page.tim page/Corbis via Getty Images

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ARVN (South Vietnamese army) rangers, supported by helicopters, make their way through long grass during an assault into Plains des Joncs. Photo by Tim Page.tim page/Corbis via Getty Images

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