Read: A Soldier's Portfolio: this is our war: servicemen's photographs of life in
Very good book. But, to nitpick, there are photos from
This started as a photo essay for GQ with submissions sent in from servicemen to the magazine. Editor Friedman was on assignment in
Some photos are by Army and Navy journalists but most shots are just snaps. Some of the photographers are seriously into photography as a hobby, and some people just wanted mementos and photos to e-mail home.
There some funny photos with a Navy Lieutenant at sea and floating in a massive metal container filled up with cold water and beer during a "steel beach party" on an aircraft carrier. Another, from August, 2004, is a shot of a hundred or so topless soldiers gathered in front of a beer commercial model, taking her picture, and waiting for an autographed photo.The sad shots are the memorial services and the story by a dad from AR whose son was based at