Article & Photos by Jacqueline BennettĀ newsandviewsjb.com The visual impact is daunting. A “Field of Flags” with more than 6,000 American flags, one for each American casualty in Iraq and Afghanistan, is on display at South Congregational Church in East Hartford, Connecticut. Described by organizers as “a silent, patriotic and poignant reminder of the cost of war,” the “Field of Flags” is meant Ā to not only represent individual casualties but also family and friends impacted by the losses, respect for those who have served and are currently serving in the military and “our hope for peace in the future.” “It takes your breath away,” said Debra Dahms. She and James St. James, both of East Hartford, stopped to pay their respects while they were out…