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Cathedral of War. Light shines through tiny windows as U.S. soldiers prepare for a gun battle with the Taliban. Note the grave-sized hole near the door. Beyond the disconnect between gunfire and the beautifully backlit dwelling, some might catch the feeling that war is eternal and that we’re fighting for a higher purpose, too. Maybe that’s why this photo made all the major new image galleries today.
(credit: Baz Ratner/Reuters caption: A United States soldier, Nicholas Dickhut, of the 82nd Airborne, aims at a doorway after coming under fire by the Taliban while on patrol in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan.)
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