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Normandy Landing D-Day G. I. edging towards Omaha Beach

gelatin silver photograph
15.2 × 22.3 cm (image) 20.6 × 25.4 cm (sheet)
typed on paper label on reverse u.c.: One of the first pictures to be released on D-Day, shows a G. I. / edging towards Omaha Beach during the Normandy landings, Capa / went in with the first wave and turned around to photograph the / soldier in the surf.
typed on reverse c.: This photograph may only be reproduced / for review purposes in connection with Robert Capa's photographic exhibit. / "War in Focus"
artist stamp in ink on reverse l.c.: Please Credit : ROBERT CAPA - MAGNUM / COURTESY - LIFE MAGAZINE
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1973
Gallery location
Not on display