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Robert Capa photograph of the ship Altalena, Israeli War for Independence

Object | Accession Number: 2005.594.6

Photographic print by Robert Capa taken of the main bathing beach in Tel Aviv aof the stranded offshore cruiser, Altalena, in July 1948. It taken during the Israeli War for Independence from the rooftop of the United Nations observers station in the Hotel Kaethe Dan. The photo was published as part of a photojournalistic essay: ‘‘Jews Fights Jews on the Beach of Tel Aviv."

Artwork Title
United Nations observers view of the beach from the terrace of their Tel Aviv Headquarters
Date
1948 July  (depiction)
Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
Language
English
Classification
Photographs
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mark Reichman
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:26
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