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Photo: Daniella Zalcman (@dzalcman)

For England’s WWII Reenactors, Authenticity is Key

Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman spent the last year photographing British war reenactors paying tribute to history and the lasting legacy of World War II.

Photograph by Martin Parr—Magnum

LightBox presents photographs from Martin Parr’s earliest major body of work from the 70s featured in his latest Aperture monograph, The Non-Conformists — an affectionate, humorous look at a picturesque English mill town and the quirky, independent spirit of its inhabitants.

Photograph by Leon Neal—AFP/Getty Images

Oct. 5, 2013. A participant is terrified by a “zombie” soldier in a forest section during one of Britain’s biggest horror events, the “Zombie Evacuation Race” at Carver Barracks near Saffron Walden, England.

From the continuing government shutdown and a deadly monster truck crash in Mexico to extreme face piercing with guns in Thailand and a monkey getting a shave in Pakistan, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

Nov. 29, 2012. Runners are reflected in the water as they clear the water jump in The Burges Salmon Novices’ Limited Handicap Steeple Chase at Newbury racecourse in Newbury, England. (Photo: Alan Crowhurst—Getty Images)

From protests in Egypt and life in the aftermath of the Gaza conflict to Myanmar’s refugee camps and volcanic lava spilling into the ocean in Hawaii, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Martin Parr—Magnum

1997. Some punks kept their Mohican haircuts and lived by charging tourists money to photograph them (often by a red bus or telephone box).

A new photo book by Taschen captures images of London from the Victorian era to the swinging ’60s to the present day.

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Aug. 12, 2012. Iranian women mourn after a deadly earthquake in northwest Iran. 

From the earthquake in Iran and the killing of miners on strike by police in South Africa to the end of Ramadan and a meteor shower over Macedonia, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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London Bus No. 188. Russell Square to North Greenwich.

Photographer George Georgiou hopped on London’s public bus system to document the outer reaches of his home city for his series ‘Invisible: London.’

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Martin Parr—Magnum

Dudley, The Black Country, England. An area in the midlands, The Black Country gained its name in the mid 19th century due to the smoke from the many thousands of ironworking foundries and forges. Street games at the Black Country Living Museum. 2011.

What does it mean to be British in 2012? That’s a question the London Festival of Photography has tried to answer with its headline show, “The Great British Public,” opening June 1. See more here.

Tom Hiddleston wears Dunhill, Church’s and Byrne & Burge. Michelle Dockery wears Chalayan Black Line, Karen Henriksen, Gareth Pugh, and Cornelia James.

Photographer Jonathan de Villiers channeled a time-traveler’s perspective on London for TIME Style and Design, which relaunched today. See more here.

The Photocopy Club is a U.K.-based group that organizes gallery exhibitions of photocopied images. Founded with an art-for-all ethos, the group makes the images in the show available for sale at low prices (about £5); proceeds go toward a book they have in the works. They’re planning a show that will open at CREATE in Brighton, U.K., on April 25 and are accepting submissions by mail through April 18. For more information visit their website.

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