I've just got back from an exhibition of her war photographs. I'd never heard of her before, but she was an beautiful fashion model who then became a photographer and then a war photographer with the Allied troops after D Day. I can't do a link, but her photos are stunning and incredibly moving[but, be warned, they are very graphic].
She was a terrible mother, as she suffered from PTSD and turned to drink but her son [who felt he never knew his mother] found thousands of negatives in the loft when he was searching for a photo of him when he was a baby [that wasn't mentioned at the exhibition]. There's also a one hour film talking about her work but we ran out of time; going back next week to watch it.