In Photos: The Experiences of Cities at War

Santa Clara, 1959

Fidel Castro’s revolutionary troops ride captured tanks into the Cuban city which was liberated by fellow revolutionary Che Guevara
Photograph: Burt Glinn/Magnum Photos

Nicosia, 1964

Greek Cypriot police take up positions facing the Turkish quarter on Ledra Street after firing broke out on the ‘murder mile’
Photograph: AP

Saigon, 1968

A refugee from US Bombing in the battle for the Vietnamese city
Photograph: Philip Jones Griffiths/Magnu

Prague, 1968

Warsaw Pact troops invade
Photograph: Josef Koudelka/Magnum Photos

Beirut, 1982

The Siege of Beirut took place in the summer of 1982, as part of the Lebanon War
Photograph: Judah Passow/Alamy

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  1. ma says

    ain’t religion and politics wunnderful rahsins to be a fittin one tuuther …
    wunnderful ledders git us to dew sum reeeeelll good tings for Wurld !
    gimme sum moe War ligon…gimme sum mo dat Holy death makin …
    .gonna bewid da Wurl ledders as dey led ussus to fittin, bledin and hep’in dese ledders loots us o everthing..
    .yep living too deys git and wese die….wuz bedder with wich un…Commies? Nazis ? Templars ? Catholics ? Zulus ? Chinee Empour ? Medidevil Kingdum ? wan was bestus ? Romey deaths? dem Irisk Catholics or de Irisk Protessin ? wich dewff wus bessus ? Pope he blest it ? Wanna Habis ? mebbe so Progras or BrainDrain Drugin ? sum Lieburals and sum Weddermanz say dey ritt ! Some Damdemos klayem dese gonna git fdur allus free tings and homes un cars un chickens and gie usen golder monies jess soonz wesew allus deamed, debrained dedumified un dossilatiried…ain’t dat wat NAZI dey dood fur Joos

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