Featuring more than 110 photographs from the period 1943 to 1945 and the news magazines in which they were originally published, the exhibition traces the official war correspondent’s footsteps as he accompanied Allied forces through Europe, starting with landings in Sicily and France to the advance on Germany in the closing months of the war. The Allies’ stated goal was to bring down the National-Socialist regime. Capa was assigned the task of documenting this military campaign, which resulted in the United States becoming the leading superpower. Capa’s images gave the readers of mass-circulation news magazines the sense of participating, directly and simultaneously at a safe distance, in events that were writing world history from one day to the next. With their intention of documenting this ‘world history’ as it unfolded, they fed off the public’s thirst for prying, sensational images that remains unabated to this today. Capa’s shots of the Allied landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944 – the day that would go down in history as D-Day – the liberation of Paris in September 1944, and the liberation of Leipzig in April 1945 were seen by millions around the globe.