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
U.S. soldiers plan the ﬁnal details of the D-Day.
-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
What did he do?!
American soldiers searching for mines
in the region of St Lo, Normandy, June 1944.
Chartres, France, August
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
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.
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
German soldiers, D-Day in June 1944
20th Century photographer.
June 6th, 1944 was the date of his most famous shot.
Where did he do it?!
World War Two
During the Spanish
Why did he do it?!
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
How did he do it?!
Two soldiers hide from gun
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.