History captured on photo.
Life is so beautiful as she is brutal. The share of mankind has always had many trials, afflictions, and disasters. These pictures make you feel a whole range of feelings, each of them reflects the life or death of those who fell into the lens. Learn 15 scary stories behind world-famous photos.
15. Son who lost father
8-year-old Christopher Golczynski accepts a flag in honor of his father, Sergeant Mark Golczynski, who was shot while on patrol in Iraq just a few weeks before returning home from service.
This girl named Tereska survived the Holocaust. On the Board she drew her house and family.
13. The falling man
The identity of this man is still not installed. September 11, 2001, he jumped towards death filled with smoke and flames of the world trade center towers.
12. The color of ignorance
The girl with the white bow name is Dorothy Counts. 4 September 1957, she first went to school in Charlotte, North Carolina, becoming the first black student in high school named Harry Harding. Then only announced a joint education of white and colored children.
11. Paradise lost
Children after a devastating storm Hanna in Haiti in 2008. For this picture Patrick Farrell won the Pulitzer prize.
10. Oath in despair
Jacqueline Kennedy on oath Lyndon Johnson during the inauguration of the President of the United States. Immediately after the death of John Kennedy.
9. Jump out of the fire
In 1975, the photographer Stanley Forman witnessed the fire. The fire quickly engulfed one of the apartments of the building, the 19-year-old girl and her 2-year-old daughter jumped out of the window. The girl died and the girl survived.
8. The price of misconduct
This photo was published in National Geographic in 1913. So doomed in Mongolia to a hungry death those who committed adultery.
7. Protest against racism
At the awards ceremony at the 1968 Olympic games athletes Tommy Smith and bronze medalist John Carlos during the performance of the American anthem, bowed their heads and raised clenched fists in black gloves, saying the protest against racism in the United States. Both athletes were expelled from the team.
6. The vulture and the child
This photo was taken by Kevin Carter during a famine in 1994 in Sudan. Exhausted, the girl crept toward the camp of humanitarian aid and the hungry vulture walked in circles in anticipation of her death. Carter took the picture, and then drove away the predator. For this photo Kevin won the Pulitzer prize, but it struck a wave of criticism. 4 months after the prestigious award of the photographer committed suicide.
5. Child dying in front of the camera
This 13-year-old Omaira Sanchez, one of 25 thousand victims of the floods that occurred after the eruption of the volcano Nevado del Ruiz on 13 November 1985 in Colombia. Once in the trap from the wreckage of the building, before she died, she stood for three days neck-deep in the water.
4. Soul on fire
The South Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thit Quang Duc in 1963 had publicly committed self-immolation on one of the busiest intersections in Saigon. The motive for the action was the protest of the monk against the persecution of Buddhists by the regime of NGO Dinh Diem.
3. A wave of fear
In 2011, news channel filmed a giant wave that swept Japan. The tsunami has killed 13,000 people. The waves reached a height of 40 meters.
2. The final act
Marilyn Monroe was found dead, with a phone in hand, on the night of 4 August 5, 1962, at his home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. After opening, it was announced that 36-year-old actress died of an overdose of sleeping pills.
1. A sad tragedy
Photograph of workers near the Titanic on the slipway before launching. In the night from 14 to 15 April 1912 during the first voyage the ship was wrecked in the North Atlantic, faced with an iceberg. The tragedy claimed the lives of 1496 people.
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