Gerda Taro was a war photographer, and the companion and professional partner of photographer Robert Capa. Taro is regarded as the first female photojournalist to cover the front lines of a war and to die while doing so.

Spain - - GC - @ Gerda Taro was a war photographer, and the companion and professional partner of photographer Robert Capa. Taro is regarded as the first female photojournalist to cover the front lines of a war and to die while doing so.

Robert Capa, [Gerda Taro sleeping, Paris], 1935-36, Negative  by PRI's The World, via Flickr

Robert Capa, [Gerda Taro sleeping, Paris], Negative © International Center of Photography / Magnum Collection International Center of Photography

Milicianas de La Guerra Civil Española (1936-1939). Gerda Taro

Gerda Taro [Republic militiawomen training on the beach, outside Barcelona], August 1936 © Gerda Taro/ International Center of Photography

Robert Capa and Gerda Taro: love in a time of war    Capa and Taro lived, loved and died on the frontline, becoming the most famous war photographers of their time. As a new novel about them is published, we explore their real relationship

Robert Capa and Gerda Taro: love in a time of war

Gerda Taro: Crowd at the gate of the morgue after the air raid, Valencia, May 1937

Gerda Taro produced a fiercely direct body of work during her brief career. Taro was the first female photojournalist to be killed on the battlefield. [Crowd at the gate of the morgue, Valencia, Spain], May © International Center of Photography

Fotografía realizada por Gerda Taro en la Finca de Villa Alicia el 5 de Septiembre de 1936, aproximadamente a las 12:30 h del mediodía. Imagen del libro La Lucha del Pueblo Español por su Libertad de A. Ramos Oliveira, editado por la Embajada Española en Londres en 1937, cuya autoría y ubicación fue descubierta por José Manuel Serrano Esparza.

Photo by Gerda Taro at Finca of Villa Alicia on September at approximately pm noon. This image appears in the book The Spanish People's Fight for their Freedom of A. Ramos Oliveira, published by the Spanish Embassy in London in

Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography Republican militiaman and child at bullfight and military show, Barcelona, August 1936

Gerda Taro

Gerda Taro © International Center of Photography Republican militiaman and child at bullfight and military show, Barcelona, August 1936

Gerda Taro

Gerda Taro [Republican militiawoman training on the beach, outside Barcelona], August 1936 © Gerda Taro/ International Center of Photography.

Ellas tras el objetivo: Gerda Taro

Republican dinamiteros, Carabanchel neighborhood of Madrid, June Taro

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