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The Story Behind Robert Capa's D-Day Photograph...
Robert Hanashiro, Photographer
Los Angeles | CA | | Posted: 2:53 PM on 06.02.14
->> Narrated by John Morris who was the editor of LIFE magazine during WWII:
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Sam Santilli, Photographer, Photo Editor
Philippi | WV | USA | Posted: 5:03 PM on 06.02.14
->> Thanks for the link, very cool.
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Peter Aiken, Photographer
Manhattan | KS | USA | Posted: 10:27 PM on 06.02.14
->> Robert Capa was an amazing photographer and one of the best war photographers to date. Capa always wanted to be where the action was and made a name for himself covering the Spanish Civil War 1936 – 1939. That is when Capa caught the photograph of the “Falling Soldier”. The image was of a Spanish soldier falling back as he was shot crossing a field. The Image appeared on the cover of Life Magazine. Capa also covered China’s resistance to Japan in the late 30’s.
During the Second World War Capa saw action covering the invasion of North Africa, Italy and hitting the beaches with the second wave of American Soldiers on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France.
Capa saw his last war time action during the First Indochina War, where in 1954 he was killed after stepping on a landmine.
Capa was also know for living life to the fullest and spent some time after the Second World War dating actress Ingrid Bergnan.
Robert Capa was one hell of a photographer!
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Stanley Leary, Photographer
Roswell | GA | USA | Posted: 9:30 AM on 06.03.14
->> What is interesting is the lab technician who developed the photos left them in the drying cabinet too long. For years I had heard this was the famous Larry Burrows who did that, but John Morris said it was another lab technician.

Only 10 frames remained from the roll of film.
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Robert O'Rourk, Photographer
Setauket | NY | USA | Posted: 12:19 PM on 06.03.14
->> Absolutely fasinating, especially when realizing that Capa was ahead of the one soldier and turned back to capture the photo!
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