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    27 Sep 1990, Abadan, Jazire-ye Abadan, Iran --- An Iranian soldier watches as smoke billows from multiple burning oil refineries in Abadan, Iran. Abadan, which contains a high concentration of oil fields and refineries, became a front-line city during the Iran-Iraq War, resulting in most of the city being destroyed by Iraqi attacks. --- Image by � Henri Bureau/Sygma/Corbis

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    1. liondart 93 months ago | reply

      We can't refuse that we are causing the climate change looking at this picture...

    2. Fadzly @ Shutterhack 93 months ago | reply

      Some photos gain value in time - lots of time. The odd thing is that those which stand alone as "pretty" have so little value compared to, for example, pictures of people and situations made long ago. Well this looks like a photo that may just last for quite some time in value.

    3. Cavutto 91 months ago | reply

      This is the cover for 'The Oxford History of Modern War' by Charles Townshend. Good book.

    4. Rron Ismajli 90 months ago | reply

      perfect , a masterpiece :)

    5. duraath 89 months ago | reply

      superb shot!

    6. amir hosni 88 months ago | reply

      wonderful wonderful wonderful shot !

    7. Dizzy Atmosphere 88 months ago | reply

      historic classic image...

    8. qajarkhan 86 months ago | reply

      I think the date is wrong--that war was over in '88. At least I hope it wasn't burning for 2 years...

    9. Sal Ve 84 months ago | reply

      Wow that is awesome!

    10. kidddrunkadelic14 83 months ago | reply

      Crazy/intense/ominous

    11. Soultorch Photography 80 months ago | reply

      This is an image taken just outside of Kuwait earlier that year.

      www.flickr.com/photos/soultorch/2256099485/in/set-7215760...

    12. Thorbj¢rn 78 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Visual Anthropology, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    13. GeirBergh 76 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called War Photography, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Please add this to group!!! Please

      Geir Bergh

    14. Green Queso 75 months ago | reply

      very dramatic in a classic way

    15. buckercrow 71 months ago | reply

      Oil Statement, great shot!

    16. DaveSinclair 65 months ago | reply

      wonderful shot

    17. alemdag 63 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called A "Quality Only" Club -Admin Invite+Member Post- P1C2, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    18. Album.Covers4U 57 months ago | reply

      I would like to use this photo in an album cover I'm working on. What are your sharing criteria?

    19. AWPfeiffer 48 months ago | reply

      This is one seriously awesome image, well done.

    20. weihsuan.chen 19 months ago | reply

      May I use this for my painting?

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