I know there are several of these statues, but this is the only one of it's kind I've seen in a cemetery nearby. The angel statues always have the perfect expressions and show more emotion than carved symbols on monuments.
This looks like something you would see in a fountain in Stalingrad or something. I just imagine some Russian using it for cover and the wings getting all shot up. Then, years later, it serves as a nournful reminder of all the lost souls.
...Damn, that was random. It obviously paints a picture!
Its been done but it always generates controversy...This also happened recently with some game that let you play as the Taliban in multiplayer. The whole thing is pretty stupid either way (the controversy)