Wartime black and white photography. Emotions are captured well in black and white, and these photos are no exception. In the bleakest of times when grief is overwhelming the somber photos can still be a positive reminder; we made it through this. These photos should also ward us from returning and devolving to these extremes.Is this art? What is the photo of and what was the photographer trying to show or tell the viewer? I ask you to look beyond the photo, think of the statements being made. I feel they stand on their own as pieces of art.