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  • 1. The Carnage of War and the lasting effects
    A look at soldiers in the last 50 years
  • 2. The Vietnam War
    In the U.S. led Vietnam War, many soldiers came back with mental disorders and troubles. The following images can not attempt to explain what these soldiers experienced, but they are a beginning step into the world of war.
  • 3. A 9 year old Vietnamese girl Kim Phuc runs from her Village which was just hit by napalm.
    (http://grandesbatalhas.wordpress.com/2008/12/19/18-de-dezembro-36-anos-da-operacao-linebacker-ii/)
  • 4. American soldiers move the body of a comrade who died in the 1968 bombing of the United States bachelor officers' quarters in Saigon during the Vietnam War .
    http://www.deathreference.com/Vi-Z/War.html
  • 5. Dead Vietkongsoldier inhumanly dragged by US Tank
    http://www.warchat.org/history/history-asia/vietnam-war-facts.html
  • 6. First Picture: U.S Soldiers Water boarding Vietnamese. Second picture, U.S Soldier terrorizing Vietnamese
    http://www.thepeoplesvoice.org/cgi-bin/blogs/media/vietnam_us_torture_murder.jpg
  • 7. My Lai Incident
    Tim O’Brien wrote about the My Lai incident, or as it is sometimes called, the My Lai Massacre. The images below are pictures from this massacre.
    http://www.anglonautes.com/hist_us_20_war_viet/hist_us_20_war_viet.htm
  • 8. The War in Iraq
    The Iraq War has been called the new “Vietnam”. Many soldiers who come back have mental problems, similar to what we saw after Vietnam. “Nearly one in 10 American soldiers who served in Iraq were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, most after witnessing death or participating in combat, according to a Pentagon study” (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11609834/).
  • 9. Famous Picture by Michael Yon: U.S Soldier cradling child killed by terrorists
    http://mailmansbag.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/yon-pic.jpg
  • 10. U.S. Soldier holding small Iraqi child
    http://heavenawaits.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/iraq-soldierholdingiraqichild1.jpg
  • 11. Iraqi child with leg blown off
    http://www.propagandamatrix.com/articles/march2006/100306orderchaos.htm
  • 12. U.S. Marines in combat
    http://scrapetv.com/News/News%20Pages/Business/Pages/Economic-downturn-forces-weapons-manufacturers-to-produce-less-effective-bullets-Scrape-TV-The-World-on-your-side.html
  • 13. U.S. Soldier smiling and pointing towards a bloody and disembodied arm
    http://warofillusions.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/soldierarm.jpg
  • 14. U.S. Troops evacuating an injured comrade
    http://blog.usnavyseals.com/2010/06/memorials-for-the-fallen-of-iraq-and-afghanistan-in-kansas.html