War is perhaps one of the most shameful things that the human race participates in on a regular basis. These images of WW2 military equipment being swallowed by plants and trees in the Neva Bridgehead (or Nevsky Pyatachok) area in Russia serve as multifaceted metaphorical statements on the relationship between war and the rest of the world. [Read more...]
These helmets, most likely Soviet, may have been dropped during a firefight when these trees were just saplings.
A grenade (perhaps still live) pokes out of a tree on the left, and a sapper’s shovel disintegrates inside the tree on the right.
The shell from a 75mm field gun peeps out from underneath the folds of a tree’s bark.
The remains of a rotted Mannlicher Carcano rifle rest against the trunk of the left tree and a Maxim machine gun sticks out of the ground on the right.
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