What's happening at the
Saturday 19 Aug 2017 | 19:18 | SYDNEY
Saturday 19 Aug 2017 | 19:18 | SYDNEY

\'But I still had to shoot him\'



2 September 2010 09:12

With President Obama declaring the Iraq 'combat mission' officially over (though George Packer calls it 'a meaningless milestone, constructed almost entirely out of thin air'), this seems like a good moment for a personal reflection on the toll of war.

The voice you hear in this animation is of American Battle of the Bulge veteran Joseph Robertson.

 (H/t Daily What.)

You may also be interested in...