Topic: soldiers

Scenes from medevacs, helicopters that pick up wounded soldiers in Iraq
Out There

Coming of Age in Combat: Peter van Agtmael’s Disco Night Sept 11

Peter van Agtmael’s new book “Disco Nights Sept 11″ commands a reader’s attention, distilling time and place into one man’s view of the fortitude and folly of war, says Mark Thompson.

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Referendum in Donbass
Photo Essay

Jerome Sessini In Eastern Ukraine: Rebel Vote Turns Deadly

Magnum photographer Jerome Sessini captured the fallout as armed men identified as Ukrainian national guardsmen fired on a crowd gathered at polling location for a sovereignty referendum, deemed illegitimate by the government, in eastern Krasnoarmeisk.

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Lightbox May 20, 2012
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: May 18 — May 25

From India’s Sufi Muslim Urs Festival and the first intercontinental flight of the Solar Impulse to a suicide bombing of military soldiers in Sana’a and the beginning of Egypt’s presidential election, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Eugene Richards
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One Year Later: The Story of Eugene Richards’ ‘War is Personal’ Continues

A year after LightBox launched, we catch up with Eugene Richards about how a photography project can follow a photographer.

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Suzanne Opton
Out There

Soldier Down: The Portraits of Suzanne Opton

It’s difficult to make a new kind of portrait of a soldier in an age when they have been depicted in such iconic manner in the media. But in her new book Soldier/Many Wars, artist Suzanne Opton does so by staging slight performances in front of the camera.

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Peter Hapak for TIME
Photo Essay

The Art of War: Honoring the Fallen for a Lifetime

Fresh from the front lines in the war on terror, returning troops often turn to body tattoos to deal with the jarring transition back to civilian life.

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