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Subject: [Leica] Capa's Spanish War shot of Falling Soldier
From: pdzwig at (Peter Dzwig)
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 08:45:46 +0000
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Actually that has nothing to do with the argument. It merely goes to point up
the fact that he was a very brave man who did things that most - or at least
many - of us wouldn't have dared to.

As to the photos. I have seen the contact sheets and while aware of all the
discussion, I can't help but feel that it wasn't faked.


EPL wrote:
> Capa landed at Omaha Beach under intense fire on D-Day. He died with his
> camera in his hand at Thai Binh, after a land mine blast his leg off. Which
> low coward will claim he was a faker?
> Emanuel
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Dr Peter Dzwig                          

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