Charlie Haughey was drafted into the Vietnam war in 1967 as a rifleman but two months later was made a combat photographer. He shot almost 2,000 photos before being sent home. The negatives sat untouched in his house for 45 … Read More
The Atlantic shows you why the Brits think about World War II a lot differently than Americans do. It’s hard to imagine today how close Britain was to being lost to the Nazis. Had that happened, it’s unlikely the war … Read More
Bill Keller of the NY Times interviews Joao Silva and Greg Marinovich, two wartime photographers who were in Afghanistan. Silva is currently recovering from the loss of both his legs due to a landmine. Besides being in Afghanistan, both photographers … Read More
With the recent passing of Frank Buckles, the last American WWI veteran, there are only two veterans of WWI left. Sobering reading for anyone not familiar with “The War To End All Wars.” We’ll be reading something similar for WWII … Read More
Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington and acclaimed photojournalist Chris Hondros were both killed in Libya. Hetherington’s last post on Twitter was prescient: In besieged Libyan city of Misrata. Indiscriminate shelling by Qaddafi forces. No sign of NATO.
I’ll let Battered Soldiers, Broken Plan: Afghanistan in Video and Photos speak for itself.