I’ve kept these leaves and flowers pressed in a book on Monet for a while, and some of them seemed to fit so appropriately on their page, I just couldn’t resist moving them around a bit. The effect is beautiful, and a bit strange.
U.S. Army Military Police Corps officers detain 14-year-old Willy Etschenberg (left) and 10-year-old Hubert Heinrichs (right) after the two youths were captured while shooting at U.S. troops following the Allied victory at the Battle of Aachen; the first German city to be captured by the Allies. The two youths told the officers that they had been taught skills as snipers by the Hitler Youth Movement (Hitlerjugend). Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. October 1944. Image taken by Fred Ramage.