Robert Capa

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Last soldier of WW2 died 70 years ago this day

We don’t know it for sure if he was really the last soldier to die in the second world war even on the Allied side. It can easily be possible this is not the truth. Robert Capa however photographed his death as last and thus he is remembered to be the last allied soldier to die in the war. What makes this all most important is how Capa thinks about him in his only partially fictional autobiography.

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Only Robert Capa radio recording found

On the hundredth anniversary of his birth the only voice recording of Robert Capa was found. It is just as interesting how he speaks as what he speaks about. He talks about his book and it’s critics, the making of the legendary death of the loyalist soldier photo, works on the Russian journal and the myth he managed to build up around himself.

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Today is Robert Capa’s birthday

The world famous war photographer known as Robert Capa was born on 22nd October in 1913 in Budapest, Hungary. His original name was André Endre Friedmann until he fled his homeland in the wake of the Second World War related posts on the blog which brought him the fame and success.