Garin Davies

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Photo by reuters/parwiz taken in afganistan on June 30 2013. A suicide bomber who was killed and who's bomb was disabled before he could kill himself. #photojournalism #thewayitis #theirstories #theirlives #theirworld #horrified #bomb #suicide #everyday #theworld #everyone #has #a #story #iconic #parwiz #dead #fight #war #afghanistan

A U.S. Special Forces soldier assigned to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan leaps over a creek while pursuing insurgents with Afghan National Security Forces in Gelan district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2014. ANSF engaged the insurgents after being fired upon while en route to their original objective and cleared the village in which the harassing fire originated, forcing insurgents to retreat. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. David Devich) #usarmy #specialforces #greenberet #coalitionspecialoperationsforces #specialoperationsforces #war #afghanistan #ussocom #usmilitary #combinedjointspecialoperationsforcesafghanistan

#marines U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, train with soldiers from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force during Exercise Iron Fist 2014 aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 8, 2014. #marinelife #usmc #us #usa #UnitedStates #America #military #war #cool #instagood #picoftheday #Afghanistan #day #desert #life #photo #usmilitary #winter #hot #nice #best #oorah #semperfi #security #exercise #nofilter #epic snow #California Photo By: Lance Cpl. Anna K. Albrecht

Afghan villagers watch as U.S. special forces soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan and Afghan National Security Forces secure a village from insurgentsin Gelan district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2014. ANSF cleared the village in which the harassing fire originated and forced insurgents to retreat. (US Army photo by Pfc. David Devich) #usarmy #specialforces #greenberet #coalitionspecialoperationsforces #combinedjointspecialoperationsforcesafghanistan #specialoperationsforces #mk18 #danieldefense #elcan #war #afghanistan

When 50,000 Irishmen gathered to commemorate the First World War

As I wrote last week, I had not thought commemorating the centenary of the First World War need be a matter of controversy. But one of the reasons why it is worth doing – and worth doing <i>properly</i> and on a large scale – is that the First World War is <i>complicated</i>.<p>Consider the photograph at the top of …

Conventional Wisdom: Military History Fest

Through his ever-present lens, photographer Arthur Drooker has taken CH on tours through the delightful, odd and evocative worlds of conventions and convention attendees. Drooker indoctrinated us into Brony culture, introduced us to over 150 Abraham Lincolns and stripped off the veil shrouding …