La sombra del iceberg

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La sombra del iceberg (Spanish for "The shadow of the iceberg") is a 2007 documentary film, that claims the photograph The Falling Soldier by Robert Capa was staged, and that Federico Borrell García was not the individual in the picture.[1][2]

The documentary makes several claims:[3]

  • A 1937 Spanish anarchist publication claimed that Federico Borrell died behind a tree.
  • A specialist in forensic science claimed after analyzing pictures of Borrell and pictures of the militiaman that the militiaman depicted is not Federico Borrell García.
  • In 1975 a journalist named Gallaher said that Capa told him that the picture was staged.
  • An astronomical study concludes that the picture was taken at 9:00 a.m., not at 17:00. No battle happened at 9:00.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Autopsia al miliciano de Robert Capa". Elmundo.es. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  2. ^ "DACSA Produccions". Egeda.es. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  3. ^ "La sombra del iceberg". Egeda.es. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 

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