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To Earth Thou Shalt Return by Johnah C. Galicia
Saturday, 11th November 2006

To Earth Thou Shalt Return

by Johnah C. Galicia

Here lies the remains of soldiers who valiantly fought for their own countries during the Second World War in the Pacific region. This cemetery is in Manila. As I walked around and read each epitaph, I realized how much these soldiers have also suffered in the name of war. Some died at the age of 18 and came from various places like Vermont, USA. Some were just part of the mess staff or the medical staff. Manila was second to Warsaw, Poland as the most devastated city in the world after WW2.
Equipment: Nikon D50
Johnah C. Galicia
Born and raised in the Philippines. Spent years studying or traveling abroad.

To Earth Thou Shalt Return by Johnah C. Galicia was photo of the day on Saturday, 11th November 2006. It is tagged , . You can leave a comment below.

12 Comments

kml

30th June 2007 at 3:42 pm

Very inspiring and though provoking. Well Done!

Anurag

26th September 2007 at 8:59 am

A very somber moment.

Ann

11th November 2007 at 11:35 am

Poignant reminder.We should never forget.

Su

10th November 2008 at 8:37 am

Simple, yet very emotional hot. We will remember them.

Lee

19th December 2008 at 1:37 am

rest in peace

Hanna

4th July 2009 at 11:21 am

Amazing shot, nevertheless also very sad. Good title for it, though!

Su

22nd August 2009 at 8:32 am

Good shot for remembrance day.

Renee

1st September 2009 at 10:26 pm

Thanks for sharing this great shot!

Su

11th November 2009 at 8:40 am

And still we have young people dying….. this serves as a reminder.

11th November 2009 at 2:04 pm

May their souls rest in peace. Good job Jonah.

Renee

11th November 2009 at 3:37 pm

I agree with the other comments, lets not forget who died for us!

8th December 2009 at 2:54 am

The picture says it all.

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