Military occupations are a time of great pain for everyone involved. Occupation can be made for altruistic reasons to keep the peace and prevent conflict, but in many other cases the causes are much more sinister, and the wounds run deep. We’re going to show you the most heartbreaking photos taken during military occupations, such as this one during the British occupation in Northern Ireland.
Unfortunately, it seems as though the world is constantly in war. These photos of military occupations from across the globe are both harrowing and heartbreaking in equal measure. From the British occupation of Northern Ireland through to Nazi occupation in Europe, these photos will bring a tear to your eye.