Quote Originally Posted by lee
I have heard that a lot of AP and UPI photogs in the combat areas of the world used Nikon enlarging lenses on Leicas and that is one of the ways Nikon gained a marketing edge. Any truth to that?

A couple of Time/Life photographers shot the Korean conflicts with Leica screw mount bodies and Nikon lenses(not the enlarging lenses, but real camera lenses). In particular, the 50/1.4 is still a fantastic lens with an M adapter.

Interesting article about them here: