Chris Hondros, a Getty Images photographer, was fatally wounded on April 20, 2011, in a mortar attack by government forces while covering the civil war in Libya. Hondros' work is woven in our history as he covered everything from politics to marathons. A new film will focus on his life as told through his images. Here's a look at some of his finest and final work.
See Some of these images are graphic in nature. RELATED STORY by Holly Bailey Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr! MONROVIA, LIBERIA - JULY 2003: Joseph Duo, a Liberian militia commander loyal to the government exults after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at rebel forces at a key strategic bridge July 20, 2003 in Monrovia, Liberia. Government forces succeeded in forcing back rebel forces in fierce fighting on the edge of Monrovia's city center. SHKODER, ALBANIA - MAY 1999: Refugees from the camp in Kukes, Albania, wait on a train to leave the station in Shkoder, Albania for another camp in Durres in southern Albania, May 1999. The trains were decommissioned castoffs with windows edged with broken glass. Hundreds of thousands of Kosovo Albanians were driven from their homes into refugee camps in Macedonia and Albania in 1999 by the Serbian military. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) NEW YORK CITY, NY - DECEMBER 2000: A homeless woman eyes hot meals lined up in the soup kitchen of Trinity Lutheran Parish church December 28, 2000 before a lunchtime meal in New York City. Trinity Church runs a program called Shelter and Food for the Homeless, which serves a daily meal to homeless people in the area. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers) NEW YORK CITY, NY - SEPTEMBER 2001: Early morning light hits the smoke and wreckage of the World Trade Center September 13, 2001 in New York City, two days after the twin towers were destroyed when hit by two hijacked passenger jets. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) TORA BORA, AFGHANISTAN - DECEMBER 2001: Anti-Taliban soldiers carry off the body of an al Qaeda soldier they just killed in battle December 11, 2001 in the Tora Bora area of Afghanistan. Anti-Taliban forces made more gains against entrenched al Qaeda forces, prompting talks of a ceasefire and possible surrender by Osama bin Ladens terrorist organization. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) SAFWAN, IRAQ - MARCH 2003: U.S. Marine Major Bull Gurfein pulls down a poster of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein March 21, 2003 in Safwan, Iraq. Chaos reigns in southern Iraq as coalition troops continued their offensive to remove Iraq's leader from power. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) MONROVIA, LIBERIA - JULY 2003: A child Liberian militia soldier loyal to the government walks away from firing on rebel forces across a key bridge while another taunts them July 30, 2003 in Monrovia, Liberia. Sporadic clashes continue between government forces and rebel fighters in the fight for control of Monrovia. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) NEW YORK CITY, NY - NOVEMBER 2003: Exhausted runners rest at the end of the New York City Marathon in Central Park November 2, 2003 in New York City. Over 30,000 runners from all over the world participated in the annual race, one of most famous marathons in the world. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) FALLUJAH, IRAQ - NOVEMBER 2003: Paratroopers in the 1-504th regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division, nicknamed the "Red Devils" pray before an overnight raid November 25, 2003 at Camp Mercury near Fallujah, Iraq. The overnight raid netted two men suspected of militant activities against American forces. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) NASSAR EL AL SALAAM, IRAQ - NOVEMBER 2003: Fearful women and children watch paratroopers in the 1-504th regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division, nicknamed the "Red Devils" raid their house, a suspected militant compound on November 26, 2003 at in Nassar el al Salaam, Iraq. The overnight raid netted two men suspected of militant activities against American forces. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 2004: U.S. Senator John Edwards (D-NC) (R) smiles as a make up artist applies make up to the face of Rev. Al Sharpton at the beginning of a debate at the University of Southern California February 26, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. Edwards, Sharpton, U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) and U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) are all taking part in the debate. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) IN FLIGHT - FEBRUARY 2004: Democratic presidential canidate Senator John Kerry (D-MA) plays his guitar February 18, 2004 in flight enroute to Washington, DC. MT. HOREB, WI - SEPTEMBER 2004: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry watches the Green Bay Packers game at a bar September 26, 2004 in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. Kerry is planning to stay in Wisconsin for three days as he prepares for the debate against President George W. Bush. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) TAL AFAR, IRAQ - JANUARY 18, 2005: Samar Hassan, 5, screams after her parents were killed by U.S. Soldiers with the 25th Infantry Division in a shooting January 18, 2005 in Tal Afar, Iraq. The troops fired on the Hassan family car when it unwittingly approached them during a dusk patrol in the tense northern Iraqi town. Parents Hussein and Camila Hassan were killed instantly, and a son Racan, 11, was seriously wounded in the abdomen. Racan, paralyzed from the waist down, was treated later in the U.S. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) TAL AFAR, IRAQ - JANUARY 2005: Rakan Hassan, then 11, is treated by a medic seconds after being accidentally shot by U.S. soldiers January 18, 2005 in Tal Afar, Iraq. Racan's parents were shot and killed and he was gravely wounded in the incident in the restive northern Iraqi city. The incident was widely publicized, and ultimately led to Racan's treatment in Boston. With nerve damage to his abdomen and spine, doctors thought Racan might never walk again, but an intensive physical therapy regimen has brought back the use of his legs and he can now walk with assistance. Racan was returned to Iraq with his siblings. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JANUARY 2005: A woman displays her ink-stained finger outside a polling station after voting on Election Day in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad January 30, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq 's first multiparty elections in half a century began at 7am on Sunday. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) ANBAR PROVINCE, IRAQ - JUNE 2005: A Marine from the 3rd Battalion, Fourth Marines scans the horizon with night vision goggles while silouetted by the moon during midnight patrol around Camp Mercury, the former Camp Abu Ghraib, June 23, 2005 in Anbar province, Iraq. Marines from the 3/4 embark on risky night patrols around their base in one of Iraq's most dangerous zones to prevent attacks and keep insurgents at bay. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) FALLUJAH, IRAQ - JUNE 2005: Marines of the Third Battalion, Fourth Marines, process a detained man June 24, 2005 near Fallujah, Iraq. Marines in the 3/4 launched the midnight raid in the rural suburbs of Fallujah and detained 19 men, the Marines said. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) NEW ORLEANS. LA - SEPTEMBER 2005: A traffic light hangs over floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina September 7, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The mayor of New Orleans ordered out the remaining holdouts in New Orleans, and said force would be used if neccessary. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) BAGHDAD, IRAQ - DECEMBER 2006: A US Army soldier with Task Force Dagger stands watch while a man passes by in the distance on December 1, 2006 in the Hurriyah neighborhood of Bagdhad, Iraq. Hurriyah has been the site of violent incidents in recent weeks, including alleged sectarian mosque burnings and the killing of an U.S. Army colonel by a roadside bomb, one of the highest ranking American deaths in the Iraq war. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) BAGHDAD, IRAQ - FEBRUARY 2007: U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division soldiers of the Charlie Co. 2-12 Cav climb stairs in a building as they look for a sniper that had shot at them minutes before February 8, 2007 in the violent Gazaliyah neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. Snipers are a daily problem for US and Iraqi Army soldiers who patrol the neighborhood, which is beset with Sunni-Shia sectarian violence. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JUNE 2007: An member of the Iraqi military police is seen during patrol June 17, 2007 in the tense Dora neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraqi MPs were on a joint patrol with the US Army's 1st Squad, 4th Cavalry Regiment as part of the "surge" in troops that is now attempting to pacify Baghdad and move the city's warring factions toward political compromise. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JULY 2007: Pft. Daniel Sims of Clemson, South Carolina of the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment of the U.S. Army sits during watch duties in a partially destroyed building that's being converted to an Army field post July 13, 2007 in the tense Amariyah neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. Insurgents who were in control of Amariyah until recently attempted to destroy this building and an adjacent bunker with explosives and burning tires, but the Army was able to salvage the compound and is now occupying it. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) COLUMBIA, SC - JANUARY 2008: Presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (L) and his wife Michelle Obama take the stage after his victory rally at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center January 26, 2008 in Columbia, South Carolina. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) is the winner of the South Carolina Democratic primary, a critical one for him, followed by Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) with former Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) coming in third. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) ORGUNE, AFGHANISTAN - OCTOBER 2009: A prisoner stands in his cell in a crude jail October 13, 2009 in Orgune, Afghanistan. Both local criminals and suspected militants brought in by Afghanistan's powerful National Directorate of Security are housed at the jail, located in the Orgune main police station and government complex. While located in the heart of the tense Pashtun belt of eastern Afghanistan, the town of Orgune has been spared the worst of the violence that has afflicted nearby villages, allowing residents who fled the area during Soviet invasion in the 1980s and civil war in the 1990s to return and rebuilt a semblance of normal life. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI - JANUARY 2010: Haitians reach out for relief supplies from the World Food Program January 20, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Aid has started trickling out to Haitians devastated by last weeks earthquake that ravanged the country, though many fear not enough will reach desparate citizens in time to prevent humanitarian catastrophe. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) KHAN NESHIN, AFGHANISTAN - MARCH 2010: Tribal elders and mullahs from both Pashtun and Balouchi tribes prevalent in southern Helmand province gather after praying together at a rural mosque March 12, 2010 in Khan Neshin in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. A group of local tribal and religious leaders were brought together to a nearby US Marine base for a shura meeting between themselves and American troops, and then afterward gathered in the local mosque to pray. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - MAY 2010: Financial professionals work at stations on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in the middle of the trading day May 20, 2010 in New York City. Stocks dropped today over concerns that debt involved with Europe's bailout plan could slow a global recovery. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) KHUSHI KHONA, HERAT PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN - JUNE 2010: An Afghanistan National Police member stands atop a building during a dusk raid June 22, 2010 in the Khushi Khona area of Afghanistan, in Herat Province near the Turkmenistan border. The 82nd Airborne along with NATO Italian troops have been working for nearly a year in this historic area of Afghanistan, dotted with ancient villages just north of the cosmopolitan city of Herat. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) BALA MURGHAB, BADGHIS PROVINCE. AFGHANISTAN - JUNE 2010: Village elders sit before the start of a shura meeting with local Afghan government officials and officers from the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division June 29, 2010 in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan. The 82nd Airborne along with NATO Italian troops have been working for nearly a year in this combative zone in the far northwest of the country near the Turkmenistan border, attempting to pacify and extend the Afghanistan central government rule to this rural and fiercely independent area rife with Taliban insurgents. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 2010: People stand around a reflecting pool in the middle of Ground Zero before the annual memorial service September 11, 2010 in New York City. Thousands will gather to pay a solemn homage on the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people on September 11, 2001. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) CAIRO, EGYPT - FEBRUARY 2011: Anti-government protesters rally after a speech by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Tahrir Square February 10, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. President Hosni Mubarak made a statement saying that he had given some powers to his vice President but would not resign or leave the country, leaving a crowd of anti-government protesters disappointed and furious after early reports he might step down. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) AJDABIYAH, LIBYA - APRIL 2011: A rebel fighter celebrates as his comrades fire a rocket barrage toward the positions of troops loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi April 14, 2011 west of Ajdabiyah, Libya. Rebels exchanged artillery and rocket fire with loyalist troops west of Ajdabiyah April 14 as the confict engulfing Libya continued. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) MISRATA, LIBYA - APRIL 2011: Foreign workers from Nigeria, Ghana, and other African countries pile in the back of a truck with their belongings trying to leave the besieged city of Misrata April 18, 2011 as the sun sets on the port in Misrata, Libya. Thousands of foreign workers and Libyans alike are trying to leave war-torn Misrata, as fighting continued between Libyan government forces and anti-government rebels. The Libyan government has come under international criticism for using heavy weapons and artillery in its assault on Misrata, which can cause civilian casualties. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) MISRATA, LIBYA - APRIL 2011: Libyan rebel fighter rolls a burning tire into a room containing ensconced government loyalist troops who were firing on them during house-to-house fighting on Tripoli Street in downtown Misrata April 20, 2011 in Misrata, Libya. Rebel forces assaulted the downtown positions of troops loyal to Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi April 20, briefly forcing them back over a key bridge and trapping several in a building that fought back instead of surrendering, firing on the rebels in the building and seriously wounding two of them during the standoff. Fighting continued between Libyan government forces that had surrounded the city and anti-government rebels ensconced there. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) MISRATA, LIBYA - APRIL 2011: A libyan rebel fighter runs up a burning stairwell during an effort to dislodge some ensconced government loyalist troops who were firing on them from an upstairs room during house-to-house fighting on Tripoli Street in downtown Misrata April 20, 2011 in Misrata, Libya. Rebel forces assaulted the downtown positions of troops loyal to Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi April 20, briefly forcing them back over a key bridge and trapping several in a building that fought back instead of surrendering, firing on the rebels in the building and seriously wounding two of them during the standoff. Fighting continued between Libyan government forces that had surrounded the city and anti-government rebels ensconced there. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) BEIRUT, LEBANON - Getty Images photographer Chris Hondros walks the ruins of a building August 21, 2006 in southern Beirut, Lebanon. Hondros, who was on assignment in Misrata, Libya, was killed on April 20, 2011 by a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG). (Photo by Getty Images)