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Capturing a pivotal moment in history, or a fleetingly perfect composition, some Magnum photographs become icons. A small selection is available in the Magnum S

Omaha Beach during the D-Day landings. France. Normandy. June 6th, 1944

U.S. troops aboard a landing craft head for the beaches during Operation Torch of the North African Campaign. Operation Torch was the joint British and American planned invasion (with additional support from soldiers and sailors of Free France, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia) of Axis-held French North African territories. Oran, Algeria. 8 November 1942.

American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942 (Imperial War Museum)

Another one of the very important sixties catalogues fro the Stedelijk Museum was this MAGNUM photo's catalogue from 1963. Published with n0. 345. Designed by Willem Sandberg. Book measures 10.2 x 7.4

Stedelijk Museum # Robert Capa ao # Sandberg,1963,nm

Another one of the very important sixties catalogues fro the Stedelijk Museum was this MAGNUM photo's catalogue from Published with Designed by Willem Sandberg. Book measures x

During World War Two, Women had to pick up the jobs men left behind while fighting in the war. Women picked up the much needed slack while the men were unable to continue there duties. Without the women working, the war could not have been won without the contribution of the women due to the supplies made to help the war. This photo is encouraging women to sign up to take the jobs of men. http://jcromero21.wordpress.com/2011/10/10/womens-impact-during-ww2/

Women’s Impact during WW2

4 propaganda for women to join workforce. "Do the job he left behind. Apply US Employment Service"

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August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany, best known for his appearance in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel Horst Wessel on 13 June 1936

This is most likely the first photo of a KIA in World War II. This German soldier was killed on the first day of the German invasion of Poland, September 1, 1939, precisely at Hill 179, near Chojnice.

this is most likely the first photo KIA in World War II! this poor German soldier was killed on the first day of the German invasion of Poland, September precisely at Hill 179 near Chojnice

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