Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Of course the 'powers that be' do their best to sanitize and obscure the reality of war for the folks back home, lest we see the horror for what it is and demand that it cease.

Excerpt:  "The incinerated man stared back at Jarecke through the camera’s viewfinder, his blackened arm reaching over the edge of the truck’s windshield. Jarecke recalls that he could 'see clearly how precious life was to this guy, because he was fighting for it. He was fighting to save his life to the very end, till he was completely burned up. He was trying to get out of that truck.'”

The Atlantic Monthly: The War Photo No One Would Publish


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