Lee Miller was the American photographer who put the brutal reality of the Second World War’s frontline in the pages of Vogue. As a retrospective of her work opens up at the Imperial War Museum, we look back at the legacy she left behind.
What is a photograph for you, personally? Is it a mean to preserve some of your distant childhood and youth memories? Or is it a way to store the happiest and the most significant moments of your life in order to have the possibility to come back and recollect them at any moment? Maybe you are a connoisseur, regarding creative photos as artworks worth special attention and public exposure.
An unidentified U.S. Army personnel wears a hand lettered "War Is Hell" slogan on his helmet, June 18, 1965, during the Vietnam War. He was with the 173rd Airborne Brigade Battalion on defense duty at Phouc Vinh airstrip in South Vietnam. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)