War correspondents traditionally covered conflicts by traveling with armies. Here, Associated Press reporter Chris Tomlinson, (right) is shown with U.S. forces in Iraq in 2003. But in many modern wars, reporters operate solo on the rebel side of the fighting, which raises the risks.
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Veteran war correspondent Marie Colvin often traveled by herself to the frontlines of conflicts to interview civilians trapped by war. Colvin, who was killed Wednesday in the Syrian city of Homs, is shown here in Cairo in an undated photo.
When New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid died in Syria last week of an apparent asthma attack, he was traveling on foot, and the photographer working with him had to carry Shadid's body across the border into Turkey.
In the besieged Syrian city of Homs, the intense fighting has made it impossible to immediately send home the body of Marie Colvin, the American reporter for Britain's Sunday Times, who was killed Wednesday in a shelling attack by Syrian government forces.
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