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World War II ended 75 years ago this day

On 8th May in 1945. the 2nd  World War ended. This day is celebrated ever since then as the Victory In Europe – VE Day. The commemoration speech of  Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is a good occasion to emember work of war photographers, as they have a great contribution to how we remember evennts of history.

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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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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.