Plate 1, Poor Monuments, Donald Rumsfeld riding a unicycle, http://www.unicyclist.org/cont/pics.cfm,  Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 2, Poor Monuments, A billet of highly enriched uranium recovered from scrap processed at the Y-12 Facility in Oak Ridge, TN, USA. http://chemistry.about.com/od/ chemistryglossary/g/Enriched-Uranium- Definition.htm,  Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 3, Poor Monuments, A sunbathing tourist comes to the aid of one of 46 would-be immigrants on La Tejita Beach on the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife, Thursday Aug. 3, 2006, after the boat they were in ran a ground. (photo Arturo Rodríguez),  http://www.fohguild.org/forums/ screenshots/10545-funny-strange-randompics- 2372.html, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 6, Poor Monuments, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpuKw6jZy O4&feature=related,  Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 15, Poor Monuments, http://www.flickzzz.com/2007/12/funnybumper- stickers.html,  Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 23, Poor Monuments, Aircraft, at right, is seen as it is about to fly into the World Trade Center in New York on Tuesday. The aircraft was the second to fly into the tower Tuesday morning, http://www.forrestmarketing.com/worldtradecenters/attack.html, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 24, Poor Monuments, In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo provided by the Portland Police Department, two men identified by authorities as suspected hijackers Mohamed Atta, right, and Abdulaziz Alomari, center,  pass through airport security, in Maine, http://husseinandterror.com/, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 66, Poor Monuments, Killed during a thwarted bank heist, the eyes of the would-be robber are closed one last time. Later, he was moved into a Baghdad street where he was made a public example. “This is what happens when you steal,” said one man,  http://neovitruvian.wordpress.com/category/ wikileaks/page/2/, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 38, Poor Monuments, http://worthsomewords.blogspotcom/2011/05 /photos-from-afghanistan.html,  Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 63, Poor Monuments, http://?, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011  

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 57, Poor Monuments, http://barenakedislam.wordpress.com/2011/ 08/11/sooooooooooooooooooooooooo/, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011  

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 55, Poor Monuments, http://www.iraqwarheroes.com/dwyer.htm, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011  

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 44, Poor Monuments, Fabienne Cherisma, a 15-year-old girl shot by police in the wake of the earthquake in Haiti for looting two plastic chairs and three framed pictures. (photo Nathan Weber), http://prisonphotography.wordpress.com/ tag/haiti/ http://ed-yu.com/blog/2011/06/ cherisma-pornography/, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 49, Poor Monuments, This photo from the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq is taken from a presentation by Philip Zimbardo on how ordinary people can, under the right circumstances, become evil, http://technoccult.net/archives/2008/02/28/ good-people-do-bad-things/, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 46, Poor Monuments, U.S. soldiers haul a refrigerator as they prepare to leave their base in Samarra, Iraq. (photo Mohammed),  http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2010/06/ 22/2010-06-22_looking_to_buy_a_used_ toilet_try_a_garage_sale_in_iraq_withdrawal_ spawns_sales_o.html, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 37, Poor Monuments, The burning of Um Ziefa in Darfur, Sudan. December 12, 2004 (photo Brian Steidle) http://jspivey.wikispaces.com/Compare+and+ contrast+the+Holocaust+and+the+genocide+i n+Darfur,%3F+SB,  Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 41, Poor Monuments, A doctor examines recruits at a local conscription center in Novosibirsk. http://www.rferl.org/content/Activists_ Concerned_Over_Treatment_Of_Conscripts_ In_Russian_Army/2058169.html, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 39, Poor Monuments, http://zamannews.ir/View.aspx?ID=900318013,  Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 62, Poor Monuments, http://www.taringa.net/posts/imagenes/64187 85.R/La-Decada-en-73-Imagenes.html, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011  

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 59, Poor Monuments, Afghanistan Pakistan border Kandahar eastern. http://www.afghanistanonlineforums.com/cgibin/ yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1171063315, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011  

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 75, Poor Monuments, Smoke pours from the upper levels of the World Trade Center’s north tower, as those fleeing the fires fall to their death. (photo David Surowiecki), http://lovehatesmisery.blogspot.com/2011_05 _01_archive.html, Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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Plate 85, Poor Monuments, The killing of “Crankshaft” during operation Neptune’s Spear. Photographs of Osama Bin Laden’s body were taken but never released,  Work on paper, 24cm x 29cm, 2011

Rather than juxtapose the contemporary with the historical image, Broomberg and Chanarin have silkscreened an opaque red rectangle representing the contemporary image onto original pages from disassembled copies of The War Primer. Whilst the selected image is not pictured, the title of each individual work describes the source image and supplies a web address at which it can be found.

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