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... I believe we have a duty to tackle problems from our point of view with great concentration and judgement and shape the picture of our generation.
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The United Nations designated May 8 and 9 as a Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War. On May 8, 1945, in Eisenhower’s headquarters in Rheims, France, Germany surrendered to the Allies, and signed a second surrender in Soviet-occupied Berlin the following day. Magnum and Slate present the end of World War II in Europe.

BERLIN—Russian and American soldiers, part of the Allied occupation forces, at a multinational party, 1945.

© ROBERT CAPA © 2001 By Cornell Capa / Magnum Photos
Interactive Essays
Minutes to MidnightPoint and Shoot
Minutes to Midnight
by Trent Parke

Trent Parke captured "Minutes to Midnight" during a two-year journey across Australia at the end of which his son was born. It is both a document of a nation mourning the loss of a perceived innocence and a man's vision and evolution.

Point and Shoot
by Philip Jones Griffiths

Throughout his long career, Phillip Jones Griffiths has poignantly documented violent conflict with unabashed honesty and disdain for its consequences. "I’ve covered many wars and seen what bullets do to flesh and I’m rather proud to say that I got all that macho stuff out of my system in my youth."

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
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<i>The Maze</i>
The Maze
by Donovan Wylie
For nearly 30 years, the Maze prison, 10 miles outside Belfast, Northern Ireland, played a unique role in the Troubles. Built in 1976 to house terrorist prisoners, it became a microcosm of the struggle between loyalists and republicans. It was the scene of violent protests, hunger strikes, mass escapes, and deaths of both prisoners and prison staff. In September 2000, under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement, the prison was closed, and today, nothing but the H-blocks remain. In 2003, the Northern Ireland Prison Service gave Donovan Wylie exclusive permission to photograph the complex without supervision. The result is a book that aims to document the place and to give the viewer an experience of the psychological impact of being inside the Maze.
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The Genius/Madness of Salvador Dali
The Genius/Madness of Salvador Dali
by Philippe Halsman
Photographer Philippe Halsman and Salvador Dali collaborated on a series of images, the result of which is a fascinating look at how photography appealed to Dali in the 1940s-60s. Magnum and Slate present a compendium of images from this series to celebrate the birth of Dali on May 11, 1904. (This gallery contains nudity.)

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