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  • Robert Capa

    1. 1. Robert Capa By: Jason and Mary
    2. 2. Who is he?! Took this photograph of Taro during the battle of Brunete in 1936. An American fighter pilot in Tunisia, April 1943. Taro was killed in Madrid on July 25, 1937. The swastikas under the cockpit showed http://www.pbs.org/weta/reportingamericaatwar/ how many enemy planes the pilot had shot reporters/capa/photo1.html down http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Capa U.S. soldiers plan the final details of the D-Day. http://www.photo-seminars.com/Fame/capa.html -Born: October 22, 1913 at born Ernest Andrei Friedmann in Budapest. -Death: May 25, 1954, he died while following a French regiment at the Indochina War. • & he didn't pay attention to where he was going, & he ended up stepping on a landmine. -He was the most famous war photographer. -Career began in the 1930s, he became a small time photographer. -He was a citizen of Greater Nazi Germany. -Capa also was one of the founders of the Magnum photography cooperative. • Magnum photography-The Magnum cooperative has included photojournalists from across the world
    3. 3. What did he do?! http://evansklar.blogspot.com/2009/05/ memorial-day.html American soldiers searching for mines in the region of St Lo, Normandy, June 1944. Chartres, France, August http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Capa_Robert.html 18th, 1944 this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her He covered the Spanish civil war, the Japanese invasion of China, head shaved as punishment. World War II, London, North Africa, Italy, D-Day on Omaha Beach. His most famous work was taken June 6th, 1944 at the D-Day Normandy Invasion, and he was never armed. "Kamikaze Cappa" was a song written in 1986 as a tribute to Robert Capa.
    4. 4. When did he do it?! Robert Capa, Wounded Soldier Walking to Wesel, Germany on March 24, 1945. Hospital, 1938 Paratroopers of the U.S. 1st Airborne http://bintphotobooks.blogspot.com/ 2009/03/robert-capa-and-gerda-taro-do- men-and.html German soldiers, D-Day in June 1944 20th Century photographer. June 6th, 1944 was the date of his most famous shot.
    5. 5. Where did he do it?! <=== Omaha Beach Europe during World War Two Spain 1936-1939 1943-1944 During the Spanish Civil War.
    6. 6. Why did he do it?! http://rosenblumtv.files.wordpress.com/ http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/ 2008/03/capa_beach.jpg 2008/01/24/arts/27kenn.05.jpg I could not find his inspiration online, but based on his work I assume that his aim was to capture the emotion behind the men, and women, at war.
    7. 7. How did he do it?! http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/ 2008/01/24/arts/27kenn.07.jpg Two soldiers hide from gun fire. Robert Capa always followed soldiers into war armed with nothing but his camera. Robert Capa believed that it was all about being in the right place at the right time and he always seemed to be there.
    8. 8. The End?!

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