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Once we were soldiers

Created for the 30th Weekly Contest on Man Ray!

 

As always a lot of time was wasted in the creation of this :-) (the skull was the starting image)

 

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Edited to add a little bit of information about the soldier in the photo.

He was actually my Grandmothers beloved and very handsome younger brother. He fought in WW1 and during the battle of Passchendale got injured, he wrote to his parents telling them he was fine, it was just a small injury, but a few days later was dead from gangrene. He is buried in France.

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Taken on February 21, 2008