Thursday, 3 January 2008

Roll Call

"A detail of the American Cemetery in Margraten, The Netherlands. Most of these men died at the end of the second world war in Europe. Some of them just one day before the end... eighteen years old". Taken by Ben Swillens


sonia_amat said...

Magnificent photography Ben.

Jules said...

Such a sombre place - great photo and you have framed it perfectly.

My great uncle was killed in 1917 is buried in France - he was 21.

Stevo said...

Excellent capture. Great composition. The image conveys both the loss and futility of armed conflict.