This Haunting Tribute To World War II's Fallen Will Give You Goosebumps
Artists stencil 9,000 bodies onto Normandy beach to mark Peace Day.
Arromanches beach, Normandy was one of the D-Day landing sites on which thousands of soldiers lost their lives on June 6, 1944.
On World Peace Day, artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss recruited a team of volunteers to create an installation on the beach, by way of tribute.
As many as 500 people chipped in to draw 9000 silhouettes in the sand, each one representing a fallen soldier.
Speaking of the project, Wardley said: "The Fallen is a sobering reminder of what happens when peace is not present."
"The idea is to create a visual representation of what is otherwise unimaginable, the thousands of human lives lost during the hours of the tide during the Second World War Normandy landings."
Adding to the sense of poignancy, the shadows were washed away by the sea after about four hours.
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