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BBC News: The landscape of war

September 27, 2011

The current conflict in Afghanistan has been ongoing for 10 years, and in that time many thousands of photographs have captured every aspect, often in grim detail.

It’s a country that has been the setting for many modern confrontations, from the Afghan-Anglo Wars of the 19th Century through to invasion by the Soviet Union in 1979, with many in-between; each has left its mark on the landscape.

It is these traces, or marks of war, many of which overspill from their own time zones, that drew photographer Donovan Wylie to the country.

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    September 28, 2011 23:03

    war signs are different and some and any several army have marked the land.
    Afghanistan is a country where several evidences are visible and the same signs are on the people.
    The russian and US armies have had an only enemy: the tabilban and its power that is not power but prevarication.
    It is also the enemy of Afghan people.
    A hope for all: a free people on a free country.
    A challenge, a hope, a duty, a win.
    Claudio Alpaca

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