4716 flags of death

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© Jason Platt
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The number of American soldiers killed during our war on terrorism and growing. This was found in front of a church I passed...HDR...

49 responses

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    Powerful reminder.

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    strong, powerful photograph.

  • Robert Duncan

    Robert Duncan   gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    love the shot and color intensity.

  • John Edwin May

    John Edwin May gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    Stellar Image!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt said (29 Oct 2008):

    I was by myself on an overcast saturday and part of what people were invited to do was read aloud the names on several boards. A marker was placed where the last person had read aloud..Stopped me dead in my tracks…I couldn't do it…Just speaks of the impact it had..I wanted to share some of that…

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    ! ! ! Anice ! ! Bommerscheim gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    Very sad this is.

  • Lindsay B

    Lindsay B gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    very sad but wonderful colors

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    wow...very impressive...

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (21 Nov 2008):

    Powerful image!

  • Christina Atik

    Christina Atik gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    wow very tragic! makes a nice photo though

  • Cjor

    Cjor gave props (24 Apr 2009):

    Ouch, it hurts when you see how real it is. That's a nice shot, on a lot of levels

  • Robert Duncan

    Robert Duncan   gave props (25 May 2009):

    checked it out on FB. Good day to show the photo, remind us...

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    great idea, great color

  • Aaron Taves

    Aaron Taves said (2 Aug 2009):

    Great image and perspective

  • Ray Chiarello

    Ray Chiarello (Deleted) gave props (21 Aug 2009):


  • Keiko Ehret

    Keiko Ehret gave props (15 Sep 2009):

    Very impressive and important shot!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (24 Jan 2010):

    An outstanding and very important image, indeed...

  • Konrad Ragnarsson

    Konrad Ragnarsson gave props (3 Mar 2010):

    Very powerful and sad,excellent capture,my vote!!!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (3 Mar 2010):

    Back to Vote!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (3 Mar 2010):

    So sad and yes I voted.

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (6 Mar 2010):

    Oh, so powerful and haunting. A terrible cost of these wars.

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman said (6 Mar 2010):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (6 Mar 2010):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Julien Maury

    Julien Maury gave props (14 Mar 2010):

    this is a hero not doubt.!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (14 Mar 2010):


  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    Definite + vote

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (21 Mar 2010):

    Fantastic image, but very sad to see so many flags!! My vote!!

  • Luke Everett

    Luke Everett gave props (24 Mar 2010):

    Great POV... a image made even more powerful with the illusion that the rows never end.....GREAT capture......DEF gets my vote!!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (24 Mar 2010):

    I agree with Lynda!

  • Liz El

    Liz El gave props (30 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful and moving work! Voted!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2010):

    Heartbreaking! My vote.


    JOE FAILK gave props (4 Apr 2010):

    Yea Rad Vote!

  • Lucy Lambriex

    Lucy Lambriex gave props (5 Apr 2010):


  • Lucy Lambriex

    Lucy Lambriex gave props (5 Apr 2010):

    Moving story in your comment. I can imagine the power of such a moment.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    voted! Excellent entry

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (13 Apr 2010):

    My vote!!!

  • Catherine Hadler

    Catherine Hadler gave props (14 Apr 2010):

    very thought provoking, my vote

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (17 Apr 2010):

    Back to vote! Perfect for the theme

  • William Moore

    William Moore gave props (22 Apr 2010):

    Terrific photo and hopefully it makes everyone aware that our government should never send our young men and women into war on baseless political assertions ie Iraq

  • sasha ormond

    sasha ormond said (2 May 2010):

    great photo

  • Adam Reilly

    Adam Reilly said (10 May 2010):

    A billion words....at least.

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (17 May 2010):

    Wonderful image Jason!

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (28 May 2010):

    WOW amazing touching image. Harsh reminder.

  • William Tracy

    William Tracy said (29 May 2010):

    Sadly, they probably don't have the acreage to post flags for all the people of Iraq who have died in our senseless warring against the cradle of civilization.

  • Pat MinNYC

    Pat MinNYC gave props (30 May 2010):

    Good choice for this theme - gets my vote!!

  • Amado Royola

    Amado Royola said (9 Jul 2010):

    Spiritually moving; the price we pay for freedom

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2011):

    love this. colors are great.

  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker gave props (17 Sep 2011):

    Poignant... great shot!

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