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“The Situtation” – Immorality and Indignation in Wartime Iceland

Words by
Tinna Eiríksdóttir

Photography by
The National Museum of Iceland

Imagine you live on an island in the middle of nowhere. Everyone kind of looks the same, at least not that different from you, and you take pride in being able to trace your ancestry back hundreds of years. Recently, a great depression left hundreds of families homeless and the hardship has taken its toll. It really doesn’t matter though: you take pride in who you are, your nationality, and your survival instinct. You know there’s a war happening in Europe but so far it hasn’t affected you in a palpable way.
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Imagine you live on an island in the middle of nowhere. Everyone kind of looks the same, at least not that different from you, and you take pride in being able to trace your ancestry back hundreds of years. Recently, a great depression left hundreds of families homeless and the hardship has taken its toll. It really doesn’t matter though: you take pride in who you are, your nationality, and your survival instinct. You know there’s a war happening in Europe but so far it hasn’t affected you in a palpable way.
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