“I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. INDEED , A HEROE ! HEROES LIKE THIS DO NOT DIE , THEY JUST FADE AWAY. I WAS THERE WHEN YOU GOT WOUNDED , NOT FAR BEHIND. GOD BLESS YOU , HORST FAAS.
“A man among men, and a photojournalist's role model.
“To the FAAS family sorry for your loss may GOD give you his love, peace, and strength in this time of sorrow. He told alot of storys through his photo especially the war. May he R.I.P -|-
“May god bless you as you enter into his heavenly kingdom . And I pray and thank you for your time and service to America .
“I was a trainee journalist undertaking a year long study of the impact of photojournalism during the Vietnam War and it capability to change public opinion when I met Horst. It was 1999 and he became my mentor for the project. His help, support and generosity made my assignment possible. Such a great man, rest in peace.
“Rest in peace.
“My condolence to Haas' family. From July of 65 until January of 67, I was a U.S. Navy journalist and interpreter. I served in Saigon in the office that accredited the press corps that covered the war. I knew Haas and many of the photogs of that era. He was a legend even then. When I left Vietnam Horst wrote for me a gracious and complimentary letter of recommendation in case I wanted to continue in the field of photo-journalism. I treasure it to this day. As well as the memory of spending one...
“My condolences! Although I never met Mr. Fass, I was aware of him as a legendary man through my late father who worked with him for many years at the Associated Press.
Only good words were spoken of him!