Margaret Bourke-White was an American photographer who got an opportunity to witness military scenes including the ones related to World War II. We have told you some facts about her life in the previous post.
Margaret Bourke-White was born in the Bronx, New York, in 1904. Her father, non-practicing Jew Joseph White was an engineer and inventor, and her mother, Irish-Catholic descent Minnie Bourke, was a housewife. She grew up in Bound Brook, New Jersey, entered Columbia University and became a truly admirer of photography. In 1930 Margaret got a chance to take pictures of the USSR that had been attacked by the Nazi army and was the first female war correspondent.