#21 ASME's Top 40
ASME's Top 40 Best Magazine Covers of the Last 40 Years:
November 26, 1965
The Blunt Reality of War in Vietnam appears on the November 26, 1965 magazine cover of LIFE. Paul Schutzers photograph of a Vietcong prisoner with his eyes and mouth taped shut captured the tumultuous war. Schutzer was one of LIFEs best photographers, but was killed on assignment while covering the Six-Day War in 1967.