“He was just so incredibly curious about every aspect of war and every aspect of every country he was going to. I don’t think he was obsessed with the ‘bang bang’ moments. He was obsessed with understanding local culture and how the American presences disrupted those traditions and the flow of everyday life. I think you see that throughout this book.” - Mario Tama, Getty Images photographer, on his late colleague Chris Hondros.
Testament, a collection of Hondros’s photographs and writing, will be published this month. Read more on New York Time Lens
Image:Two children with United States soldiers after their parents were killed. Their car was fired on by American troops after it failed to stop and went toward soldiers, despite warning shots, during a dusk patrol. Jan. 18, 2005. Tal Afar, Iraq. Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images