He had orders from the United States Army in the last days of May of 1944: “You are not to leave your flat for more than an hour at a time. Your equipment must be packed.”
Robert Capa was one of four photographers chosen to cover the first days of the United States Army’s massive assault on Nazi controlled Europe.
He was on the beach at Normandy, camera in hand and life at risk.
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