20 February 2010

Passings ~ Abdulkhakim Ismailov

Red Army soldiers hoisting the Soviet flag over the German
Reichstag, Berlin 1945 (detail). Photograph © Yevgeny Khaldei/AP.

Who? Usually I post only obituaries of photographers, not of their subjects. But since the photographer Khaldei claimed this scene was staged, it seems appropriate to note the passing of his collaborator Abdulkhakim Ismailov.



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