Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/20

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Subject: Re: Re: [Leica] Robert Capa Photo
From: Dan Cardish <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 08:27:09 -0400

I thought that Capa used a Contax.

dan c.

At 08:05 AM 20-06-01 EDT, wrote:
>There have been discussions as you have outlined, but it has been my 
>understanding that the photograph was verified as authentic only in the last 
>few years.  The soldier in the photo was identified by name and as the only 
>man on the Republican side in the engagement killed that day.  That Capa 
>would have staged a picture with the only man to have later been shot would 
>have been unlikely.
>the best of the bunch.