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Robert Capa

War Photographer, Photojournalist

1913 - 1954 American,born Hungary
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From 1936 onwards, Capa's coverage of the Spanish Civil War appeared regularly. His picture of a Loyalist soldier who had just been fatally wounded earned him his international reputation and became a powerful symbol of war. - Magnum Photos

At the end of the World War II , he was about to have a business-card printed with the title “Robert Capa, war photographer, unemployed.” - capacenter.hu

Robert Capa gained great admiration because he could portray strong human emotion and reality in his war photographs. His work served as a manifesto against war, against injustice and against oppression. - photographyicon.com

His brother wrote about him: “He lived a lot and suffered a lot during his short life. He was born poor and died poor. He bequeathed us the chronicle of his unique career along with the visual proof of his conviction: not only can mankind endure a lot but it is able to win every now and then.” -capacenter.hu

Robert Capa (born Endre Friedmann; October 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954) was a Hungarian war photographer and photo journalist, arguably the greatest combat and adventure photographer in history.

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Robert Capa’s Longest Day
Seventy years ago, the great war photographer joined the first slaughterhouse wave of D-day, recording W.W. II’s pivotal battle in 11 historic images of blur and grit. But that is only a fraction compared with what he shot—and lost.
John Morris on his friend Robert Capa
John Morris, former picture editor of Life, talks about the great photographer and his most historic roll of film – of D-Day
Books
Robert Capa (ICP library of photographers) http://a.co/hxjwWKZ
Robert Capa - Obra Fotografica by Richard Whelan (2007-10-30) http://a.co/3fjwTjS
Slightly Out of Focus: The Legendary Photojournalist's Illustrated Memoir of World War II (Modern Library War) http://a.co/aO7jRoL
Robert Capa: The Definitive Collection http://a.co/eDWPEvI