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On 7 October 1943 Robert Capa was in Naples with Life reporter Will Lang Jr. Scholars have debated the authenticity of this photograph. The International Center of Photography organized a travelling exhibition titled This Is War: Robert Capa at Work which displayed Capa's innovations as a photojournalist in the 1930s and 1940s.

Robert Capa (born Endre Ernő Friedmann; October 22 1913 – May 25 1954) was a Jewish-Hungarian combat photographer and photojournalist who covered five different wars: the Spanish Civil War the Second Sino-Japanese War World War II across Europe the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the First Indochina War. His action photographs such as those taken during the 1944 Normandy invasion uniquely portray the violence of war. The organization was the first cooperative agency for worldwide freelance photographers.