Historic Battlefields Resting in Peace

Peter Hebeisen, a Swiss photographer, has visited and photographed some of the most historically infamous battlefields throughout Europe. While these lands were once intense scenes of violence and commotion, the photos now capture scenes of tranquility. It's almost as if war was never even ravaged across these beautiful landscapes. The inspiration behind Hebeisen's photos was the idea of coming to terms with the past. His photographs are being featured at Gallery 291 in San Francisco till November 5th as part of the Metamorphosis & Myth exhibit.

Above: Siege of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzogevia (April 5, 1992- February 29, 1996)

Battle of Britain, Dover Coast (July 10, 1940-October 31, 1940)

Battle of Halbe, Germany (April 24, 1945 to May 1, 1945)

Battle of Sevastopol, Crimean Peninsula (October 30, 1941-July 4, 1942)

Battle of Kursk, Prokhorovka (July 12, 1943)

Siege of Leningrad (St.Petersburg), Russia (September 8, 1941-January 27, 1944)

Battle of Monte Cassino, Italy (January 17-May18, 1944)

Battle of Gallipoli, Anzac (April 25, 1915-January 9, 1916)

Battle of Vittorio Veneto, Italy (October 24-November 3, 1918)

Operation Overlord III, Omaha Beach (June 6, 1944)

Peter Hebeisen's Website
via [PDN]

Want to become a My Modern Met Member?

Find out how by becoming a Patron. Check out the exclusive rewards, here.

Sponsored Content