2006 Photo Contest, Portraits, 2nd prize

Martin Roemers

Hollandse Hoogte / Laif Photos & Reportagen

06 June, 2004

Edward Hamilton (87) was commander of a battalion in the US Army and despised cowardice. If he suspected one of his men had inflicted self-injury in order to be sent home, he made sure the soldier was sentenced to hard labor. Across Europe, veterans joined ceremonies to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.

About the photographer

Martin Roemers

Martin Roemers was born in 1962 and studied photography at the Academy of Arts in Enschede, in the Netherlands. He works on long-term projects, such as Metropolis, about life in ...

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