Casualties of War (1989) by Brian De Palma. A gripping examination of a group of soldiers during the Vietnam war. Based on a true story it recounts the shocking events of the rape and murder of a Vietnamese girl by four men and shows the dehumanizing effects of war. The fantastic cast is headed by Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn.
This World War II poster asking women to enlist is a form of propaganda because its statement about being happy and proud after serving in the Navy can be questioned. Is everyone really happy? Also, using a picture of women smiling hides the gruesome casualties of war.
The "Bloody Lane" Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on Sept. 17, 1862, cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave 23,000 casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.S. history.