100 Rare Historical Photos That You Never Saw Before

Robert Capa | The Falling Soldier | 1936

Robert Capa | The Falling Soldier | 1936
Robert Capa | The Falling Soldier | 1936

Capa’s image of a Spanish militiaman being shot was taken without him ever looking through his viewfinder.

Captured by holding his camera above his head while in the trenches this image took war photography to a different level. Soon after, journalists began to be formally embedded into army units as their importance in capturing and documenting the horrors of war was realized.

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