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Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq

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The Pentagon's largely successful effort to embed the press with the troops has served to obscure much of the truth of the War in Iraq, a point that is vividly illustrated by this collection of photographs by four independent photojournalists, whose refusal to be embedded have allowed them to capture images of the war not commonly seen in mainstr
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 15th 2005 by Chelsea Green Publishing Company
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William West
Apr 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
These photos, taken at great risk to the photographers, serve as a powerfully neutral reportage of the truths of Iraq. There were, indeed, massacres under the Ba'ath Party in response to violent uprisings against its rule. However, there can be no doubt that what had been a functional, mostly progressive society under the Ba'ath Party was reduced to a ruin by the sanctions, bombings, and invasion of the U.S.
Photo after photo show civilians murdered and families destroyed by the American "shock
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Codyramin
May 19, 2009 rated it it was amazing
"The photos that were chosen for this book ... simply took my breath away. Somehow, the images that get into newspapers lack the sort of heart and compassion and pain, and occasional moments of whimsy, that you four captured... I thank you all for putting these images together and helping people see the real human costs of this war." Scott Baldauf, Christian Science Monitor

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Photos showing the destructive consequences of the Iraq war on the Iraqi people up through 2005, taken by four photojournalists who were not embedded with US troops.
Aaron the Pink Donut
Oct 15, 2007 rated it it was amazing
This is one of the most brutal, unflinching, incredible peaces of photojournalism I have seen in a while.
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