Robert Capa's Photography Essay

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Robert Capa took this photograph on September 5,1936 during the republican spanish war in the city of Cerro Muriano, Spain. From 1936 to 1939, Capa worked in Spain, photographing the Spanish Civil War.The soldier in the picture is Federico Borrell García and in this picture he is getting hit by a bullet.He is collapsing backwards, having been fatally shot in the head. He is dressed in civilian-looking clothing but wearing a leather cartridge belt, and his rifle is slipping out of his right hand. They had thoughts that the picture was fake. However, one thing is true, the photo was not taken on Cerro Muriano, but at the village of Espejo. Susperregui determined the actual location of the photograph by examining the backgrounds of other photographs
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