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Most famous for his remarkable coverage of five wars, Robert Capa once said, ‘the war photographer’s most fervent wish is for unemployment’. Born to Jewish parents in Budapest in 1913, he studied political science at the Deutsche Hochschule für Politik in Berlin before being driven out of the country by the threat of a Nazi regime. Ernest Hemingway and Capa met during the Spanish Civil War, where Hemingway was working as a correspondent for the N. American Newspaper Alliance. Despite Hemingway’s seniority of 15 years, the two grew to be good friends and this closeness allowed Capa to capture some of the most intimate portraits of the famed writer. Pictured here, Hemingway sits with his son in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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