SOURCE Richard Whelan, Robert Capa: A Biography. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994 (first published in 1985).

Robert Capa recorded stories of conflict from Spain in 1936 to Vietnam in 1954 (where he was killed by a landmine).

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Published Photo-Stories

 

Notes: In addition to the stories on which Capa and Gerda Taro collaborated, Taro's solo stories are also included in this listing (Taro was Capa's close friend and colleague. She died in Spain in 1938).|
Ce Soir was published in the late afternoon and carried the following day's date. It published many single photographs by Capa that are not listed here.
For post-World War II stories, only major English-language publications are listed.

The following abbreviations have been used:

BIZ     Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung

ILN     Illustrated London News

SEP    Saturday Evening Post

SIZ     Schweizer Illustrierte Zeitung

WI      Weekly Illustrated (London)

WS     Der Welt Spiegel

ZI        Zilrcher Illustrierte

An asterisk following a page number indicates that not all photographs of the subject specified are by Capa.

 

1932

December 11, WS, p. 3: Trotsky.

1933

March 12, WS, p. 3: Berlin exhibition.

1934

November 7, Vu, pp. 1411-14: Saarland. (Text & photos credited to Gorta, but most photos are by Capa.)

November 21, Vu, pp. 1502-3: Saarland.

1935

June 5, Vu, pp. 755-7: Spanish balloonist.

June 20, BIZ, pp. 897 (cover)-8: Spanish balloonist; p. 937: Paolino Uzcudun, boxer.

1936

April 14, WI, pp. 18-19: Holy Week in Seville. (Photos taken in 1935.)

April 25, WI, p. 3*: French elections.

May 27, Vu, p. 604: Herriot.

June 13, WI, p. 13: Sit-in strikes.

July 8, Vu, p. 787: League of Nations.

July 15, Vu, cover & p. 826*: Bastille Day.

July 24, ZI, p. 943: Verdun peace rally.

August 29, Vu (special issue on the Spanish Civil War), pp. 22-3, 26*, 28*, 30*-1*, 34-5, 42, 43*, 46*, & 48: Barcelona & Aragon front. (Some photos are by Gerda Taro.)

September 3, BIZ, pp. 1396-7: Barcelona (Capa/Taro).

September 10, Regards, cover, pp. 11 & 21: Barcelona & Aragon front.

September 23, Vu, pp. 1106-7: Falling Soldier & Cerro Muriano refugees.

September 24, Regards, cover & pp. 6-7: Cordoba front.

October 14, Vu, cover & p. 1206: Strasbourg rally.

October 21, Vu, pp. 1242-3: Paris air-raid drill.

October 22, Regards, cover & pp. 8-9: Paris air-raid drill.

October 24, ILN, p. 717: Paris air-raid drill; pp. 726*, 727, 731*: Spain.

October 28, Vu, p. 1271: Radical-Socialist Party congress.

October 29, Regards, pp. 2-3: Radical-Socialist Party congress.

December 10, Regards, cover & pp. 11-14: Madrid.

December 17, Regards, cover & pp. 6-17: Madrid.

December 19, ILN, pp. 1141-3: Madrid.

December 24, Regards, cover & pp. 8-11: Madrid.

December 28, Life, pp. 58-9: Madrid.

December 31, Regards, pp. 12-13: Madrid.

1937

January 2, WI, pp. 4-5: Madrid.

January 9, WI, p. 8: International Brigades.

January 13, Vu, pp. 42-5: Madrid.

January 16, WI, p. 7: Madrid.

January 18, Life, p. 46*: Madrid.

January 20, SJZ, pp. 94*-5*: Spain.

January 21, Regards, cover & pp. 4-5: Madrid.

February 10, Vu, cover: Refugees.

March 3, Ce Soir, p. 10: Spain (Capa/Taro).

March 5, Ce Soir, p. 1: Laurel & Hardy fan club, Paris.

March 6, Ce Soir, p. 3: Salon des Artistes Indépendants.

March 8, Ce Soir, p. 8: Artists' gala.

March 9, Ce Soir, p. 10: Clinical Hospital, Madrid. (Like other Capa photos of Spain published in Ce Soir during March, taken January-February.)

March 10, Ce Soir, p. 8: Madrid.

March 11, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 10*: Madrid.

March 12, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 10: Madrid.

March 13, Ce Soir, p. 10: Malaga refugees (Capa/Taro).

March 17, Ce Soir, p. 1: Jarama front.

March 18, Ce Soir, p. 10: Agricultural show, Paris.

March 18, Regards, cover & pp. 6-7: Málaga refugees (Capa/Taro).

March 22, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 3: Clichy funeral (Capa/Taro); p. 10: Military training, Valencia (Capa/Taro).

March 22, Life, p. 34 (bottom): Parachutist.

March 26, Ce Soir, p. 8: French-Spanish border.

March 27, Ce Soir, p. 8: Andorra; p. 10: Refugee children, Perpignan.

March 29, Ce Soir, p. 1: Almadén (Capa/Taro, August-September 1936).

March 31, Ce Soir, p. 10: Madrid.

March 31, SJZ, p. 468: Madrid.

April 1  , Regards, pp. 6-7: Madrid (not Guadalajara, despite accompanying text; photos Capa/Taro, February 1937).

April 8 Ce Soir, p. 12: Brussels election.

April 8, Regards, p. 5: Guadalajara (Taro).

April 12, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 10: Brussels election.

April 15, Regards, cover & pp. 6-7: Military training, Spain (Taro).

April 26, Ce Soir, p. 10: Bois de Vincennes rally.

April 26, Life, pp. 68-9: Madrid (Capa/Taro, February 1937).

May 14, Ce Soir, p. 1: Mt. Solluve

May 15, Ce Soir, p. 1: Mt. Solluve; p. 12: Bilbao gasoline dump fire.

May 17, Ce Soir, p. 1: Bilbao air raid.

May 20, Regards, p. 9: Basque front.

May 20, Ce Soir, p. 12: Valencia air-raid victims (Taro).

May 21, Ce Soir, p. 1: Bilbao air raid; p. 10: Asturian dinamiteros.

May 27, Regards, pp. 6-7: Bilbao.

May 29, WI, p. 11: Bilbao gasoline dump fire.

June 2 , SJZ, pp. 754*-5: Bilbao.

June 10, Regards, cover & pp. 4-5: Valencia air-raid victims (Taro).

June 18, Ce Soir, p. 10: Carabanchel (Capa/Taro).

June 18, ZJ, pp. 778-9: Bilbao.

June 20, Ce Soir, p. 10: General Lukacz's funeral.

June 23, SJZ, pp. 858*-9*: Bilbao.

June 24, Regards, cover & pp. 4-5: Bilbao.

July 9  , Ce Soir, p. 10: Writers' Congress (Taro).

July 10, Ce Soir, p. 8: Writers' Congress (Taro).

July 12, Life, p. 19: Falling Soldier.

July 14, Ce Soir, p. 1: Writers' Congress (Taro); p. 10: La Granjuela (Capa/Taro).

July 14, Regards, pp. 11 & 23: Spain (Taro/Chim).

July 16, Ce Soir, p. 8: Brunete.

July 18, Ce Soir, p. 8: Spain (Capa/Taro).

July 22, Regards, pp. 12-13 & back cover: Brunete (Taro).

August 5, Regards, pp. 8-9: Homage to Gerda Taro.

August 10, Ce Soir, p. 8: Brunete (Taro).

August 16, Life, pp. 62-3: Gerda Taro.

September 30, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 8: American Legion, New York.

December 30, Ce Soir, p. 8: Teruel.

1938

January 1, Ce Soir, p. 10: Teruel.

January 6, Regards, pp. 11-13 & back cover: Teruel.

January 8, Ce Soir, pp. 1,5 (text by Capa), & 10: Teruel.

January 8, WI, pp. 2-3: Teruel.

January 12, SJZ, pp. 54-5: Teruel.

January 13, Regards, pp. 8-9: Teruel.

January 24, Life, pp. 0-13: Teruel.

March 24, Regards, cover & pp. 11-13: Belgian coal miners (Chim & Fried, i.e. Capa).

April 28, Regards, pp. 12-13: Miners at cockfight.

May 5, Regards, cover & pp. 4-7: China.

May 7 , WI, p. 13: Hankow demonstrations.

May 9 , Life, pp. 56-7: Propaganda play.

May 13, Ce Soir, p. 8: Taierhchwang.

May 14, WI, pp. 8-9: Propaganda play.

May 16, Life, cover & pp. 12, 13, 15: China.

May 23, Life, pp. 18-21: Taierhchwang.

May 23, Ce Soir, p. 8: Chinese transport.

May 25, Ce Soir, p. 8: Air battle over Hankow, April 29. (Caption erroneously says photos were taken May 2.)

June 9, Regards, p. 3: Taierhchwang.

June 11, WI, cover & pp. 2-7: China.

June 23, Regards, cover & pp. 12-13: China.

July 7  , Regards, cover & pp. 4, 6-7, o-io: China.

July 19, Ce Soir, p. 8: Chinese floods.

August 1, Life, p. 18: German advisers leave; p. 19: Chiang Kai-shek's war council.

August 4, Regards, pp. 12-13 & back cover: Chinese floods.

August 13, Ce Soir, p. 6: Hankow.

August 19, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 6: Hankow (text & photos by Capa).

August 31, SJZ, pp. 1088-97: China.

September 1, Regards, pp. 12-14 & back cover: Hankow.

October 14, Ce Soir, p. 1: Canton front.

October 15, Ce Soir, p. 8: Canton front.

October 15, Picture Post, p. 53: Hankow.

October 17, Life, pp. 27*, 20-30 (color), 32*, 33*: Hankow.

October 26, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 8: Hankow.

October 27, Regards, pp. 6-7 & back cover: International Brigades.

October 29, Ce Soir, p. 8: International Brigades (Capa/Chim).

November 3, Regards, pp. 11-13: Hankow.

November 5, Picture Post, pp. 26-8: Chiang Kai-shek & Mme. Chiang.

November 10, Regards, pp. 12-13: International Brigades.

November 12, Picture Post, pp. 34-7: International Brigades.

November 15, Ce Soir, p. 8: Segre River battle.

November 17, Regards, p. 9: International Brigades.

November 24, Regards, pp. 11-15 & back cover: Segre River battle.

December 3, Picture Post, pp. 13-24: Segre River battle.

December 8, Regards, pp. 12-13: Chinese children.

December 12, Life, pp. 28-9: Segre River battle.

1939

January 16, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 8: Barcelona mobilization.

January 19, Regards, pp. 11-12: Catalonian front.

January 22, Ce Soir, p. 8: Tarragona refugees.

January 26, Regards, pp. 3-7: Barcelona.

January 29, Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 8: Barcelona refugees.

January 30, Ce Soir, pp. 1* & 8*: Refugees at French border.

January 31, Ce Soir, p. 8*: Refugees.

February 2, Regards, pp. 9-13: Barcelona air raids & refugees.

February 2, Match, pp. 9-14: Barcelona.

February 4, Collier's, pp. 12-13: Barcelona.

February 4, Picture Post, pp. 13-19: Tarragona refugees.

February 9, Regards, p. 9: Refugee children.

February 16, Regards, pp. 16-17: Roller derby to benefit refugees.

February 26, Ce Soir, p. 8: Roller derby to benefit refugees.

March 23, Match, pp. 37-43: Parachute school, Pujaut.

April 15, Picture Post, pp. 13-20: Spanish Loyalist soldiers in French internment camps.

April 20, Regards, pp. 8-11: Military air school, Provence.

May 5  , Ce Soir, pp. 1 & 8: Orphanages for Spanish refugee children, Biarritz.

June 8 , Match, pp. 27-33: Military air school.

June 22, Match, pp. 15-20: China (photos taken in 1938).

July 20, Match: Tour de France.

July 27, Match, pp. 26-9: Tour de France.

August 17, Match, p. 20: Duke & Duchess of Windsor at boxing match.

November 20, Life, p. 17: Seamen.

December 11, Life, pp. 41-2: Dorothy Maynor.

December 25, Life, pp. 56-8: Elk hunt.

1940

February 19, Life, pp. 17-21: Taft campaign.

March 25, Life, pp. 19-21: Boss Crump; p. 100: Hemingway in Madrid.

June 10, Life, pp. 51 & 56*-7*: Nazis & Communists in Mexico.

July 1, Life, pp. 19-23: Mexican presidential campaign.

July 22, Life, pp. 20-21: Election day violence, Mexico.

September 9, Time, p. 32: Trotsky's cremation (text only).

November 4, Life, p. 26: Roosevelt Club dinner; p. 30: Wendell Willkie speech.

December 2, Life, pp. 96*, 97-8, 99*, 100-1: Avila Camacho.

1941

January 6, Life, pp. 49-51: Hemingway & Gellhorn, Sun Valley; pp. 52-7: For Whom the Bell Tolls.

January 20, Life, pp. 74-7: Calumet City.

January 27, Life, p. 35: Jinx Falkenburg.

June 28, Illustrated, pp. 3-7: Atlantic convoy (text & photos).

July 19, Illustrated, cover & pp. 14-15: Lord Beaverbrook; pp. 8-10: Fourth of July party.

July 26, Illustrated, pp. 3-7: RAF bombing raid (text & photos).

August 9, SEP, pp. 20-21ff.: Atlantic convoy (text & photos, two in color).

August 11, Life, p. 63: American food for England.

August 23, SEP, pp. 9-11ff: English factory workers.

August 30, SEP, pp. 34-5: RAF bombing raid (text & photos).
August 30, Illustrated, pp. 18-19: Sir Walter Citrine.

September 6, Illustrated, pp. 3-9: Battle of Waterloo Road.

September 13, Illustrated, pp. 16-19: ibid., pt. 2.

October 4, Illustrated, pp. 14-15: ibid., pt. 3.

October 11, SEP, pp. 34-5: Battle of Waterloo Road.

November 24, Life, pp. 116-19: Sun Valley.

December 6, Illustrated, pp. 17-19: Battle of Waterloo Road, pt. 4.

1942

March 23, Life, p. 45: Gertrude Lawrence, Stage Door Canteen.

June 13, Illustrated, pp. 3-7: Atlantic convoy.

July 18, Illustrated, pp. 10-13: Welsh miners.

August 1, Collier's, pp. 16-19: Atlantic convoy.

August 22, Collier's, pp. 18-19: RAF Eagle Squadron.

August 22, Illustrated, pp. 14-16: Parachute training.

September 26, Illustrated, pp. 7-9: U.S. Army in Northern Ireland.

October 10, Collier's, pp. 12-13: U.S. Army in Northern Ireland.

October 17, Collier's, pp. 22-3: U.S. Navy in Northern Ireland.

October 17, Illustrated, pp. 18-19ff.: U.S. Navy in Northern Ireland.

October 24, Collier's, pp. 20-21: Reconstructive surgery.

November 7, Collier's, pp. 22-4: Welsh miners.

November 14, Collier's, pp. 22-3: Parachute training.

December 5, Illustrated, pp. 9-13: Bombing raid on France (text & photos).

1943

February 6, Collier's, p. 22: "Short snorting."

February 27, Collier's, pp. 52 & 55: Grease monkeys for Flying Fortresses.

February 27, Illustrated, pp. 9-11: Bristol by-election.

March 27, Collier's, p. 54: GI & British war orphans.

April 3 , Collier's, pp. 64-5: London pubs.

June 19, Collier’s, pp. 12-14: El Guettar.

June 26, Collier’s, pp. 18-19: Bristol by-election.

July 17, Collier’s, pp. 14-15: Camel Corps (text & photos, all color).

July 24, Illustrated, pp. 14-16: Camel Corps.

July 31, Illustrated, pp. 5-9: Troopship to Africa.

August 7, Illustrated, pp. 14-16: Port of Casablanca.

August 14, Illustrated, pp. 20-22: Axis prisoners, N. Africa.

August 21, Collier's, p. 13: Destroyed German planes. El Aouina.

August 23, Life, pp. 25-31: Palermo.

August 30, Life, pp. 26-33: Troina & POWs.

September 18, Collier's, pp. 18-19: Sicily invasion.

October 9, Illustrated, pp. 5-11: U.S. Air Force, N. Africa.

October 18, Life, pp. 28*-9*: Naples; pp. 30-35: Chiunzi Pass.

November 1, Life, pp. 32*-3*: Naples Post Office explosion.

November 8, Life, pp. 28*-9*, 30-31: Naples.

November 22   Life, pp. 120-9: Benedetto Croce (text incorrectly says photos were taken by George Rodger).

1944

January 8, Illustrated, pp. 12-13: Benedetto Croce.

January 15, Illustrated, pp. 5-8: Sicily invasion.

January 31, Life, pp. 17-23: Liri Valley.

February 14, Life, pp. 28-31: Liri Valley.

February 21, Life, pp. 29-33: Anzio.

March 18, Illustrated, pp. 5-9, 25: Liri Valley (text & photos).

March 25, Illustrated, pp. 5-9: Liri Valley (text & photos).

April 1, Illustrated, cover & pp. 11-17: Anzio (text & photos).

April 29, Illustrated, pp. 5-10, 26: Moroccan troops in Italy.

May 13, Illustrated, pp. 5-11: Sicily campaign.

June 19, Life, pp. 25-31: D-Day.

June 26, Life, p. 37: Hemingway in London hospital.

July 3, Life, pp. 13*, 15*, 19*, 21*: Normandy.

July 10, Life, pp. 30*, 31*, 32*: Cherbourg.

August 14, Life, pp. 22-3: St.-Lô breakthrough.

September 4, Life, pp. 21*-2*: Chartres.

September 11, Life, pp. 28*-9*, 34-6: Liberation of Paris.

November 13, Life, p. 73: Picasso.

December 11, Life, p. 4: Spanish Loyalists.

1945

January 15, Life, pp. 15-19: Bastogne.

January 20, Illustrated, pp. 5-11: Bastogne.

April 2, Time, p. 28: Rhine jump (text only).

April 9, Life, pp. 27-37: Rhine jump.

April 14, Illustrated, pp. 5-10: Rhine jump.

May 14, Life, cover & pp. 40b-c: Nuremberg & Leipzig.

August 13, Life, pp. 37-40: Nazi baby farm.

September 10, Life, pp. 51, 52*, 54*: Berlin black market.

October 6, Illustrated, pp. 11-13: Rosh Hashanah in Berlin.

October 8, Life, pp. 49-50, 52*: Rosh Hashanah in Berlin.

1947

July 13, This Week, pp. 16-17: Arch of Triumph.

September 6, Illustrated, pp. 20-21: Arch of Triumph.

October 6, Life, pp. 31-5: Moscow's 8ooth anniversary.

October 23, New York Herald Tribune: USSR (text only).

December 20, Illustrated, pp. 5-8: Ukraine.

1948

January 14-31 New York Herald Tribune, usually p. 3 of daily edition; Section II, p. 1 of Sunday edition: USSR.

February, Ladies' Home Journal, pp. 44-59: USSR.

March 27, Illustrated, pp. 9-11: Turkey.

April 3 , Illustrated, pp. 21-6: Paris fashion.

May-Dec., Ladies' Home Journal: "People Are People."

May 1, Illustrated, special issue: USSR (Capa/Steinbeck).

May 11, Look, pp. 86-90: Paris fashion.

May 30, This Week, cover & pp. 4-5: American model in Paris.

June 19, Illustrated, pp. 5-9: Israeli War for Independence.

June 20, PM, pp. 16-17: Col. Mike Marcus.

June 26, Collier’s, pp. 14-15: Italian elections.

July 3, Illustrated, pp. 5-10: Jerusalem & “Burma Road.”

July 12, Life, pp. 38-9: Altalena incident.

July 17, Illustrated, pp. 16-19: Altalena incident.

November 13, Illustrated, pp. 10-13: Picasso.

November 27, Illustrated, pp. 20-21: Bitter Rice.

1949

January 4, Look, pp. 42-7: Picasso.

March 19, Illustrated, pp. 11-13: Jacques Path.

March 20, This Week, pp. 10-11: Bitter Rice.

March 26, Illustrated, pp. 28-31: Budapest.

June, Holiday, pp. 80-88: Poland.

July 23, Illustrated, pp. 31-3: Morocco.

August 20, Illustrated, pp. 26-9: Poland.

August 27, Illustrated, pp. 9-17: Israel (text & photos).

November, Holiday, pp. 64-70, 120: Hungary (text & photos).

November 8, Look, pp. 25-33: Israel (text & photos).

1950

January 17, Look, pp. 68-71: Matisse.

February 18, Illustrated, pp. 26-7: St. Anton.

March 4, Illustrated, pp. 39-40: Matisse.

April, Holiday, pp. 114-27: Jerusalem.

June 17, Illustrated: Jerusalem.

August , Holiday, pp. 38-41: Indianapolis.

August 12, Illustrated: Israel.

October 21, Illustrated, pp. 28-30: Oktoberfest (text & photos).

1951

January, Holiday, pp. 90-103: Skiing in the Alps (text & photos).

January 6, Illustrated: Skiing in the Alps.

January 13, Illustrated, pp. 20-22: Carnival in Zürs.

May 14, Life, pp. 116-26: Israel.

June 2 , Illustrated: Israel.

July 14, Collier’s, p. 17: Anthony Biddle.

October, Holiday, pp. 16-22: Oktoberfest in Munich (text & photos).

November, Holiday, pp. 52-5ff.: Dutch royal family (text & photos).

1952

April, Holiday, pp. 34-57: Rome (with architectural photographs by Ewing Krainin).

May 12, Life, pp. 32-5: Eisenhower (photos by Robert & Cornell Capa).

August 2, Illustrated, pp. 22-5: Dutch royal family.

September, Holiday, pp. 90-97: Norway (text & photos).

October 7, Look, pp. 57-63: Moulin Rouge.

1953

January 10, Picture Post, pp. 3-27: “Generation X.”

February, Holiday, pp. 57-9: French girl; pp. 61-3: German boy.

March , Holiday, pp. 46-7: Norwegian boy & girl.

March 7, Illustrated, pp. 18-21: Moulin Rouge.

March 24, Look, pp. 88-94: Invitation to the Dance.

April, Holiday, cover & pp. 58, 114-15, 144, & 147: Paris.

August 1, Picture Post, pp. 27-9, 46: Beat the Devil (text by Capa, photos by Ernst Haas).

August 8, Picture Post, cover & pp. 18-21: Beat the Devil, pt. 1 (photos by Capa).

August 15, Picture Post, pp. 26-9: ibid., pt. 2.

August 22, Picture Post, pp. 10-13: ibid., pt. 3.

September, Holiday, pp. 89-971.: Deauville & Biarritz (text & photos).

September 22, Look, pp. 128-33: Beat the Devil.

1954

April, Holiday, p. 61: Aga Khan.

May, Holiday, p. 57: Aga Khan.

May 31, Life, pp. 22-3: Luang Prabang.

June 7, Life, pp. 27-33: Red River delta.

June 7, Time, pp. 24-5: Red River delta.

July 23, Collier's, pp. 28-9: The Barefoot Contessa.

 

Books

Death in the Making. Photographs by Robert Capa and Gerda Taro [and Chim]. Captions by Robert Capa, translated by Jay Allen. Preface by Jay Allen. Arrangement [i.e., layout] by André Kertész. New York: Covici, Friede, 1938.

The Battle of Waterloo Road, by Diana Forbes-Robertson [text] and Robert Capa [photographs]. New York: Random House, 1941.

Slightly Out of Focus, by Robert Capa [text and photographs]. New York: Henry Holt, 1947.

A Russian Journal, by John Steinbeck, with pictures by Robert Capa. New York: Viking, 1948.

Report on Israel, by Irwin Shaw [text] and Robert Capa [photographs]. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1950.