If you’ve ever known anyone who has gone off to war, or you’ve been in that situation yourself, you know just how intense being in the heat of battle can be.

It’s no secret that anyone who goes into war doesn’t come out the same, and while some people may think this only refers to PTSD, that isn’t the case. We all know that stress can have negative effects on the body, and there’s nothing as stressful as being in the middle of a war.

One photographer decided to capture images of soldiers before, during, and after war – and the results were stunning.

The drastic changes in each one of the soldier’s faces is something that is hard to ignore. If you’ve ever wondered how drastically war can change people, you’re about to find out.

Continue to page 2 to see these shocking images of soldiers before, during, and after war…