Robert Capa

<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>FRANCE. Normandy. June 6th, 1944. US troops assault Omaha Beach during the D-Day landings (first assault).</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>FRANCE. Near St. Lô. July 26th-30th, 1944. American soldiers resting.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>ITALY. Campania. Naples. American troops during the liberation of Naples. October 1943.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>July, 1943. An American tank advances toward the centre of the island, where German units held strong positions.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>ITALY. Near Troina. August 4-5, 1943. Sicilian peasant telling an American officer which way the Germans had gone.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>Near Nicosia, July 28th, 1943. An Italian soldier straggling behind a column of his captured comrades , marching towards a Prisoner Of War camp.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>FRANCE. Cherbourg. June 28, 1944. American soldiers and French civilians celebrating the liberation of the city in front of Cherbourg's city hall.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>Near Troina. August 4th-5th, 1943. American soldiers on a reconnaissance mission to capture Troina, a strategically located hilltown on the road to Messina (Sicily's main port to the mainland). The town was being fiercely defended by the Germans, in an attempt to evacuate all German troops.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>ITALY. Maiori. September 19, 1943. Two soldiers in a hospital set up in a church.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>American troops going from the Chiunzi Pass to Naples. Late September 1943. On their way they encountered various small pockets of resistance.</i></p>
<p><b>Robert Capa</b>, <i>Normandy. Mont St Michel. August 1944. The recently liberated town had been declared off limits to all military personnel except Generals and War Correspondents.</i></p>
1913 , d. 1954

Born Endre Friedmann, covered five wars, D-Day on Omaha Beach (all but eleven negatives were destroyed by the processor); died after stepping on land mine in current-day Vietnam during the First Indochina War. Founding member of Magnum Photos, based on his idea. Partnered with and got his name and career started with Gerda Taro.


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