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Robert Capa

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Robert Capa was born in Budapest in 1913. At twenty-two he traveled to Spain to photograph the Spanish Civil War and soon established a reputation as one of the greatest war photojournalists in history. On May 25, 1954, in French Indochina, Capa was the first American photographer to die in what would become the Vietnam War.

Cornell Capa is Robert Capa's younger brother. A distinguished photojournalist, he founded the International Center of Photography in New York City in 1974.

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Slightly Out of Focus

Written by Robert Capa
Foreword by Cornell Capa
Introduction by Richard Whelan


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 12, 2001
Price: $16.00

Robert Capa, the brilliant and daring photojournalist, hopped a merchant ship to London because Collier's magazine had put him on assignment to photograph the war raging in Europe. In these pages, Capa recounts his terrifying journey through the darkest battles of World War II and shares his memories of the men... Read more >
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