George Grosz, "The Survivor," 1944
George Grosz, The Survivor (1944)
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March 29, 2013:

The sound of people begging for water.

Your training is that the badly burned should not be given water. You and your comrades carry large, military flasks. But you believe that to give the injured water will be to kill them straight away.

Thus the people die, dust and ashes, begging for water.