Topic: WWII

FRANCE. Normandy. June 6th, 1944. Landing of the American troops on Omaha Beach.
The Backstory

Robert Capa’s Iconic D-Day Photo of a Soldier in the Surf

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, an exclusive TIME video explains how famed Normandy landings photographer Robert Capa’s negatives were almost lost.

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California Drought Dries Up Bay Area Reservoirs

Pictures of the Week: January 24 – January 31

From snowstorms crippling the American South and ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on trial in Cairo to celebrations marking the Chinese New Year and Pope-inspired superhero street art in Rome, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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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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Image: Grief, Kerch, Crimea, January 1942
Out There

World War II Through Soviet Jewish Eyes

A young American historian named David Shneer spent the better part of a decade tracking down photographs of Soviet Jewish photographers for a new exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.

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