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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography
Garda Taro (born Gerta Pohorylle) is often considered the first female war photographer. Born in 1910 to a Polish-Jewish family living in Germany, she was an active anti-fascist who fled the Nazi regime. Within a year of relocating to Paris, she met Endre Friedmann, who would later change his name to Robert Capa. They fell in love and upon the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War decided to go cover the conflict.
While photographing the Battle of Brunete, Taro was critically injured when a Republican tank crashed into a truck she was traveling in and died the next day. Having become a recognized...

Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Gerda TARO with stone inscribed "PC". 1936.
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Gerda TARO on the Cordoba front. September 1936.
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Collection Capa 1937

SPAIN. Gerda TARO on the Spanish front at Guadalajara in 1937...
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Aragon or Cordoba Front. August-September, 1936. Photographer...
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David Seymour 1936

SPAIN. Aragon or Cordoba Front. August-September, 1936. Photographer...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1936

Photographer Gerda TARO.
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1936

FRANCE. Paris. 1936. German war photographer and reporter Gerda...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1936

FRANCE. Paris. Ca. 1936. Gerda TARO at a cafe with a little dog....
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1936

FRANCE. Paris. Ca. 1936. Photographer Gerda TARO.
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Robert Capa, Segovia front, Spain, late May/early June 1937
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Robert Capa, Segovia front, Spain, late May/early June 1937
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Collection Capa 1937

Tomb of Gerda TARO at the Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris (near...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Navacerrada Pass. May-June 1937. Segovia front. Gustavo...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Navacerrada Pass. May-June 1937. Segovia front. Republican...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Republican soldiers, Battle of Brunete, Spain, July 1937
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Navacerrada Pass. May-June 1937. Segovia front. Republican...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Navacerrada Pass. May-June 1937. Segovia front. Three...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. La Granjuela. June, 1937. Republican soldiers on the Córdoba...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Navacerrada Pass. May-June 1937. Segovia front. Republican...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Two Republican soldiers with a soldier on a stretcher, Navacerrada...
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SPAIN. Late May- early June 1937. Navacerrada Pass, Segovia front....
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Navacerrada Pass. May-June 1937. Dead Republican soldier....
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Cordoba Front. Early September, 1936. Three loyalist militiamen....
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Cordoba Front. Early September, 1936. Loyalist militiamen...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Republican soldiers, La Granjuela, Córdoba front, Spain, June...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

Republican soldiers, La Granjuela, Córdoba front, Spain, June...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Cordoba Front. May, 1937.
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SPAIN. Cordova. late June. 1937. Peasants. (From the Mexican...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Cordoba Front. June, 1937. Robert CAPA (left) with the...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1936

SPAIN. Aragon front. A Republican soldier drinking wine. August-September...
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Republican militiawoman training on the beach, outside Barcelona,...
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SPAIN. Republican militiawomen training on the beach, outside...
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SPAIN. Barcelona. August, 1936. Republican militia members.
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Three men in the window of the Hotel Colón, headquarters of the...
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SPAIN. 1936. Spanish Civil War.
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SPAIN. Valencia. June, 1937. Republican soldiers.
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Republican soldier playing the bugle, Valencia, Spain, March...
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Recruitment and training of the new People's Army, Valencia,...
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SPAIN. Valencia. June 12. 1937. Republican soldiers marching...
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SPAIN. Valencia. March, 1937. Two leaders of the New People's...
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Enemy flag captured in Battle of Brunete presented at International...
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SPAIN. Valencia. July, 1937. French writers Claude AVELINE and...
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SPAIN. Valencia. June, 16 1937. Spectators at the funeral parade...
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Valencia. May, 1937. Crowd outside morgue after air raid....
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Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography 1937

SPAIN. Valencia. May, 1937. Crowd at the gate of the morgue after...
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SPAIN. Valencia. March, 1937. Republican soliders on the balcony...
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Air raid victims in the morgue, Valencia, May 1937
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SPAIN. Valencia. May, 1937. Air raid victims in the morgue. (Image...
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