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Robert Capa: Heart of Spain: Robert Capa's Photographs of the Spanish Civil War
In 1936, the rebellion of monarchists and fascists led by General Franco, in alliance with Hitler and Mussolini, mobilized anti-fascists all over the world, among them Robert Capa. During the entire period of the war, Capa traveled throughout the Loyalist-held areas of Spain photographing battles, cities under siege and the chaos of a modern nation at war with itself. One ...more
Paperback, 202 pages
Published June 15th 2005 by Aperture
(first published 1980)
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I only gave this book four stars because I wasn't keen on some of the text accompanying the photographs (although the essay about women's participation in the war was illuminating). But the photos get six stars - they made the people who lived and suffered through the tragedy come alive.