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28 January 2021

Gerda Taro (1910––1937) was a pioneering photo-journalist whose brief career consisted almost exclusively of dramatic photographs from the front lines of the Spanish Civil War, working alongside Robert Capa. While covering the crucial battle of Brunete in July 1937 she was struck by a tank and killed. Her photographs, many of which can be seen here, are a striking but little-known contribution to the history of war photography.

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