Blood & Oil

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Can You Hear? by NikonShooter.

Taken in Baghdad in 2003 – the desperate scrawlings of a soldier who has seen things that he cannot come to terms with. Iraq is the first war to be digitally documented by people on the ground; their material disseminated via the Web without external editorial control. The results are harrowing. Most people are aware of the YouTube stuff but Flickr has a lot too. Not like Reuters at all – much more gritty, less refined.

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