Rabu, 23 Maret 2011


For Agan Harahap, Nowadays, history/war is only the news on the television or newspapers or some borring lessons in a class room.
War (or History), also being modified into many cultural aspect of human being like a movie,novel, game, even art work..

Soldats américains se livrant à des combats de rue, avenue de Paris, Cherbourg-Normandy 1944

He gives the order of the Day : 'Full victory-nothing else !' to paratroopers in England, just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe.

Greenham Common Airfield in England about on June 5, 1944.

Conference of the Big Three at Yalta makes final plans for the defeat of Germany. Here the "Big Three" sit on the patio together, Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Premier Josef Stalin. February 1945.

Stolen Art at Neuschwanstein Castle, 1945

Soldiers from the 7th US Army carry the priceless artworks down the steps of Meunschwanstein Castle where hoards of European art treasures, stolen by the Nazis, were hidden during World War II.

External post defense on the hotel roof. Moscow, 1941

By October 13, 1941, the Wehrmacht had arrived at the Mozhaisk defense line. Zhukov decided to concentrate his forces at four critical points: Volokolamsk, Mozhaisk, Maloyaroslavets and Kaluga. The entire Soviet Western Front, almost completely destroyed after its encirclement near Vyazma, was being recreated from scratch.

Heinrich Himmler inspects a prisoner-of-war camp in Russia.

Saigon 1968
Viet Cong dead after an attack on the perimeter of Tan Son Nhut AirBase.
Source Vietnam Center and Archive 1 Feb 1968.

Superhero is a portrait of now generation who 'enjoy' war/history as entertainment of our daily lives without care about the actual impact.
We see and we know about a history trough 'borring lessons',movie,game , etc..

Sometimes maybe we a concerned and felt pity for a moment, and then, ..we forget about it..


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