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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. While predominantly known for his war photography, Capa also had an eye for striking everyday scenes. Pictured here, spectators at the Longchamp Racecourse turn their attention to the race.

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