Soldiers' Portraits before, during and after war

"These interesting images captured by photographer Claire Felicie are showing how faces of soldiers changed over time.

The close-up portraits of marines from the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps depict the soldiers’ faces before, during and after their deployment in Afghanistan.

The first pictures were taken in 2009 and the last in 2010. Notice how in the central pictures (while in Afghanistan) the marines all have a tan but most of all look at their eyes how bright, crisp and ‘more alive’ seems to be …. very interesting!"

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