The World Press Photo of the Year for 2007

British photographer Tim Hetherington’s image of an American soldier resting at Restrepo bunker in Afghanistan, taken on assignment for Vanity Fair last September, has been named the World Press Photo of the Year for 2007. “In capturing the exhaustion of a single man, the image reflects the exhaustion of an entire nation,” writes the magazine.

View the slideshow here: The fight for the Korengal

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