Mesmerizing Photographs Of Soldiers’ Faces Before And After A War

May 17, 2013 7:01 pm 7 comments Views: 54438

While the emotional repercussions of war aren’t easy to measure, the before, during, and after pictures of soldiers who have seen combat tell a pretty unsettling story. There’s something mesmerizing about these photographs, but I can’t quite put my finger on it.

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  • JamesFaction

    I’d be interested to know how many years apart these are. Most of them look like they aged 10 years or so…

  • Local Area Man

    much different lighting

  • CPenJ

    This looks like those Montana Meth ads, it’s kind of sad what war can do.

    I agree about the lighting though, the photographer did want them looking weathered.

  • Probably 6 months to a year difference between the two photos; anout the length of a standard deployment.

  • Californication

    It would nice if we could actually see the third photo…

  • BlondieJoeManco

    No agenda here…

  • ravenmaven

    WHERE THE HELL IS THE THIRD PHOTO?