posts tagged "photographer"
Battalion commander Alexei Yeremenko raises men to attack, 1942.
War correspondent Lee Miller taking a bath in Hitler’s own bathtub, inside his abandoned apartment.
The photo was taken on the same day that Hitler committed suicide.
Munich, Germany - April 30, 1945.
Elizabeth ‘Lee’ Miller, Lady Penrose (April 23, 1907 – July 21, 1977) was an American photographer. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York in 1907, she was a successful fashion model in New York City in the 1920s before going to Paris where she became an established fashion and fine art photographer. During the Second World War, she became an acclaimed war correspondent for Vogue covering events such as the London Blitz, the liberation of Paris, and the concentration camps at Buchenwald and Dachau.
The man behind the camera.
Robert Capa was the man who has risked his life to take some incredible photos. On March 24th, 1945, he parachuted into Germany with the US 1st Airborne Division to photograph their landing and mission near Wesel.
Picture above is Robert Capa, dressed with the proper equipment at the Arras airbase on March 23rd, 1945. The second photo is of Capa with his Rolleiflex camera prior to the flight to Germany.
Air Raid over the Kremlin, Moscow, 1941.
Already the first foreign photographer permitted to document Soviet industry, Margaret Bourke-White was the only foreign photographer on the ground when Germany attacked the USSR.
A SPAR (US Coast Guard Women’s Reserve) wartime photographer taking a shot.