Fashion, Editorial and Fine Art Photographer Darya Ryan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘I Am History‘.  To see Darya’s body of work click on any image.


We live in a world of many wars. The abundance of conflict in the global news coverage hardly allows the time to reflect and remember the past conflicts and past wars. My project aims at providing perhaps the last chance to get in touch with the past, the lives, and the faces of the last remaining WWII veterans of Magadan, Russia.



Александра Васильевна Сафронова

Fought at the Battle of Kursk


Драч Антонина Андреевна

 Juvenile prisoner of fascist concentration camps


Сидорин Владимир Алексеевич

 Decorated with Red Star and for defending Stalingrad


Опанасенко Валентина Николаевна

 Juvenile prisoner of fascist concentration camps


Терехова Антонина Степановна

 Was awarded the medal For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941 1945


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By Darya Ryan