Topic: War

Specialist Sterling Jones of Battle Company in the Second Battalion of the 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team collapses in exhaustion during Operation Rock Avalanche in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan on October 25, 2007.
The Backstory

The Images That Moved Them Most: Photographers on America’s Veterans

LightBox asked 26 photographers, who are veterans of war themselves, to describe which of their own photographs of veterans had a deep impact on their lives or moved them a significant way.

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A view over the village of Ngomashi, four hours trek over mountains and through thick bush from the end of the nearest road, Aug 14, 2014.
In Progress

See the Real Impact of War in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Phil Moore, a British photojournalist based in Nairobi, has spent much of the last three years covering the periods of battle and quiet in Democratic Republic of Congo. This is his story.

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David Taylor Seismic Sensor
Out There

Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns

Covert Operations, a new exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, looks at America’s obsession with surveillance and information

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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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After my time
Photo Essay

A Place I Knew So Well: Joachim Ladefoged Looks Back at His Childhood Homes

Shortly after 9/11 and the birth of his first child, award-winning photographer Joachim Ladefoged stepped away from conflict reportage and spent a decade revisiting the homes he knew as a child in Denmark.

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Christian Werner—laif/Redux
Photo Essay

Christian Werner in Post-War Iraq: A Photographer Investigates a Health Crisis

Photojournalist Christian Werner made two trips to Iraq in 2012, and returned with a series of images that shed light on a growing post-war public health issue

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Aleppo
Photo Essay

The Veils of Aleppo: Photographs by Franco Pagetti

They are a familiar sight to anyone who has been on the frontlines in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo: striped sheets that once blocked the harsh sunlight or a neighbor’s prying eyes, now acting as shields against more lethal threats.

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Issouf Sanogo—AFP/Getty Images
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: January 18 – January 25

From the French intervention in Mali and the Obama daughters enjoying the Inauguration to the surreal, icy aftermath of a fire in Chicago and a headless princess in London, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Giath Taha—Reuters
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: January 11 – January 18

From Obama’s gun control stance and Lance Armstrong’s doping confession to the Kumbh Mela pilgrimage and a runaway train in Sweden, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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David Seymour—Magnum
Out There

A Second Look: Chim’s Children of War

In 1948, Magnum photographer David Seymour was given a mission by the newly founded UNICEF: report on the fate of the 13 million children across Europe who have been left homeless and/or in dire need by the Second World War. ‘Children of War’, a new book by Umbrage Edition, highlights his incredible photographs of European children taken in the aftermath of the war.

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