Robert Capa

Robert Capa

Born: October 22, 1913

Died: May 25, 1954

Nationality: American

Occupation: Photographer

Biography: Robert Capa was a Hungarian combat photographer and photojournalist who covered five different wars: the Spanish Civil War, the Second Sino-Japanese War, World War II across Europe, the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and the First Indochina War. He documented the course of World War II in London, North Africa, Italy, the Battle of Normandy on Omaha Beach and the liberation of Paris.

Source/Notes: Randy Kennedy, The Capa Cache, New York Times, Jan. 27, 2008.

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