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Kim Phuc after receiving a napalm shower during the Vietnam war

1972 World Press Photo of the Year Photographer: Nick Ut Phan Thi Kim Phuc (center) flees with other children after South Vietnamese planes mistakenly dropped napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians. Date: Country: Vietnam Place: Trang Bang

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Fotos ganadoras de premios Pulitzer

1959 - Award heartbreaking photograph which shows the death of a child in the street, while playing with his scooter. Taken by William Seaman for Minneapolis Star

Presidents of the United States of America. To quote the movie "American President" the presidency has everything to do with character. There are some real characters here.

Home is where your own president doesnt *&^% you over when you are innocent. The Presidents of the United States of America. Reminds me of grade when I had to memorize all of them to pass history class.

Niños vietnamitas fumando en 1967

15 Fotografías que solo las personas curiosas apreciarán

Vietcong child fighters share a cigarette, 1967 - Vietnam War


Fotos de la guerra de Vietnam [nunca vistas]

A paratrooper guides a medical evacuation helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties during a five-day patrol of Hue, South Vietnam, by Art Greenspon 1968

Hovering U.S. Army helicopters pour machine gun fire into a tree line to cover the advance of South Vietnamese ground troops in an attack on...

A Vietnamese litter bearer wears a face mask to keep out the smell as he passes the bodies of U. and Vietnamese soldiers killed in fighting against the Viet Cong at the Michelin rubber plantation, about 45 miles northeast of Saigon, on November

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Diez libros para comprender la Segunda Guerra Mundial

A powerful image Soviet Flag raised above the Reichstag [Berlin, Soviet Union soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev, and Georgij Bulatov raising the flag on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany in May, The photograph was taken by Yevgeny Khaldei.

It’s official. War kisses during WWII were the social memes of their time.  Here a soldier pauses in the mud of Italy to accept a kiss from a local child as his buddies and dog look on in the background.  Sending this home to your sweetheart and mom probably earned you big points…

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago.  Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

This is political because it shows how desperate the government left people. A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

Una conmovedora colección de emblemáticas fotografías de los ultimos 100 años que demuestran el sufrimiento de la pérdida, el tremendo poder de la lealtad y el triunfo del espíritu humano. Advertencia: algunas de ellas te harán llorar.

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Tank Man, 1989 - The most iconic image of the Tiananmen Square massacre, this picture depicts the important “unknown rebel” standing in front of the tanks that threatened a peaceful protest in China. Jeff Widener snapped this image.

El último Tigre de Tasmania que haya sido fotografiado, en 1933. La especie está extinta.

I'm still amazed that at this animal. Benjamin, the last known thylacine (which means "dog-headed pouched one"), Hobart Zoo, 1933 . Now an extinct animal thanks to human hunting.

© David Hume Kennerly 1972 US soldier, A Shau Valley, Vietnam

1972 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography “Lone Soldier, A Shau Valley” by David Hume Kennerly, April 1971

1945 - A chronicle of the life of Lena Baker, the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia for the murder of her employer, who she shot after he locked her in a room & demanded sex. Baker was charged with capital murder for killing her employer, Ernest Knight. In 2005, 60 years after her execution, the Georgia Parole Board issued Baker a full and unconditional pardon.

Ga. Woman Pardoned 60 Years After Her Execution

The Only Woman Electrocuted in Georgia's Electric Chair Such is the story of Lena Baker, an African-American mother of three, who was electrocuted at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville.