Topic: World War II

RAF Aircraftman Jason Hopkins at the War & Peace Revival in Folkestone, England on July 20, 2013.
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For England’s WWII Reenactors, Authenticity Is the Message

Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman spent the last year photographing British war reenactors paying tribute to history and the lasting legacy of World War II.

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Robert Capa’s Unpublished Color Photographs Debut at ICP

A new show at the International Center of Photography sheds light on some of Robert Capa’s rare color photographs.

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Demonstration in Istanbul
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Pictures of the Week: June 7 – June 14

From ceremonies marking the six-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre and continued unrest in Turkey to the recovery of a rare World War II German bomber from the sea and the newly renovated Nelson Mandela Center in South Africa, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. An alley between overcrowded tenements, with garbage thrown over the railings of the back porches. Most of the area's tenants were transient. Contact email:New York : photography@magnumphotos.comParis : magnum@magnumphotos.frLondon : magnum@magnumphotos.co.ukTokyo : tokyo@magnumphotos.co.jpContact phones:New York : +1 212 929 6000Paris: + 33 1 53 42 50 00London: + 44 20 7490 1771Tokyo: + 81 3 3219 0771Image URL:http://www.magnumphotos.com/Archive/C.aspx?VP3=ViewBox_VPage&IID=2S5RYDI201Y8&CT=Image&IT=ZoomImage01_VForm
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In Memoriam: Wayne Miller (1918 – 2013)

Wayne Miller, the legendary Magnum photographer known for his photographs of the World War II Pacific theater and the post-war streets of Chicago, passed away Wednesday at the age of 94.

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Courtesy of the artist—Hasted Kraeutler Gallery
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Erwin Olaf’s Berlin: Portraits of a New World

A new show at Hasted Kraeutler in New York highlights Erwin Olaf’s series ‘Berlin’, an examination of the time when the sociopolitical structures that defined the 20th century are being turned on their head.

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Girl in plaid dress, Mukacevo, Ukraine ca. 1935–38.
Out There

‘Roman Vishniac Rediscovered': A Great Photographer’s Lost World Revealed

A new show at the International Center of Photography in New York rediscovers the work of Russian-born photographer Roman Vishniac.

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Photo colorization by Sanna Dullaway for TIME / Original image by Alexander Gardner / Library of Congress
The Backstory

A Vibrant Past: Colorizing the Archives of History

For this week’s issue of TIME, Sanna Dullaway digitally colorized archival images of America’s 16th president in hopes of bringing history to life. Here’s a look back on the iconic images she’s revisited.

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James Frank Hurley—Mitchell Library Collections / State Library of New South Wales–PXD 20/18
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War/Photography by Geoff Dyer

A new show at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston examines the relationship between war and photography and how that relationship has changed over time. Here, Geoff Dyer writes about images that have shaped the perception of war since photography was invented.

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Martin Parr—Magnum
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Portrait of a City: A Look at London

A new photo book by Taschen captures images of London from the Victorian era to the swinging ’60s and the present day.

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Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945

Rare, once-classified U.S. government photographs of the aftermath of atomic bombing of Hiroshima make up a new exhibit at the International Center of Photography called Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945. These post-apocalyptic pictures had a profound effect on civil defense architecture during the Cold War, but only now can their historical significance, emotional power, and tragic beauty be appreciated.

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