Louis-François, Baron Lejeune - Napoléon I à la veille de la bataille d’Austerlitz (1808). Detail.
A class skeleton stands damaged in the bombed ruins of Dresden, 1945.
Dresden; 1945 - Allied Holocaust.
French cavalry guard Bavarian captives.
“The object of terrorism is terrorism. The object of oppression is oppression. The object of torture is torture. The object of murder is murder. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?” - George Orwell, 1984
The gallery in the interior of a Kajan Dayak house with skulls and weapons along the wall, exhibiting their headhunters culture
In the past the Dayak were feared for their ancient tradition of headhunting practices. After conversion to Christianity or Islam and anti-headhunting legislation by the colonial powers the practice was banned and disappeared, only to resurface in the mid-1940s, when the Allies encouraged the practice against the Japanese, and the late 90s, when Dayak started to attack Madurese emigrants in an explosion of ethnic violence.
An Loc, South Vienam.
American and South Vietnamese injured soldiers being carried by helicopter to a nearby medical center. 1972
An African American soldier of the 12th Armored Division stands guard over a group of Nazi prisoners captured in the surrounding German forest. April 1945
“Time now their only enemy, medieval walls that once shut out Afghan hordes hug the ruins of Bam.”
Arg-é Bam, Kerman, Iran.