"Killed in Action"
(Drawing by Kathe Kollwitz, 1919)
The drawing above is from Kollwitz's Krieg-series. Click here to see Widows and Orphans, another anti-war drawing by this German artist.
Kathe Kollwitz lost her only son in the war (and later, in the Second World War, her only grandson).
The illustration right shows a enveloppe, that was returned to the sender, because the soldier the letter was addressed to, was 'killed in action'.
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