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America, photographer John Launois made lasting impression on each other

John Launois’ image of The Beatles from 1964 appeared in The Saturday Evening Post.
John Launois’ image of The Beatles from 1964 appeared in The Saturday Evening Post.
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"The first American he ever saw fell out of the sky,” Donald S. Connery writes in the introduction to “L’Americain: A Photojournalist’s Life,” the memoir of professional photographer John Launois published last month by Prospecta Press. A French native who moved to the U.S. soon after World War II, Launois never forgot the sight of that American flyboy parachuting into Nazi-occupied France in 1943. It is the reason why in 1954, when faced with either ...


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