The modern history is passed on to succeeding generations with photographs. Between a picture of Napoleon on the white horse rearing and a picture of a deported to a concentration camp, what excites you more?
Maybe this depends on whether we talk about something that is still alive in our memory. Best Iconic Photo a great collection of really stunning and exciting photographs that are part of our history and marks some of the most exciting moments.
Attention! Some photos tear the heart.
Best Iconic Photo
22 October 1895, Paris. The Granville-Paris Express train derails and exceeds the platform stop at Montparnasse station, crashes 33 feet below after broke through the wall of 2 metres of thickness.
Brand, North Carolina. One of the spinners Cotton Mill Brand. The little girl was high 130 cm. She worked at the factory for a year, sometimes even at night 48 cents per day.
When she was asked how many years had, she hesitated, then she said: “I dont remember“, then added confidentially, “I'm not old enough to work, ma fa lo stesso.” On 50 employees, There were ten children like her. Photos of Lewis Hine.
"Wait For Me", Daddy
1 October 1940 British Columbia: Whitey Bernard (5 years) It leaves the mother's hand to reach her father soldier. The picture of Claud Detloff “"Wait For Me", Daddy” the picture becomes Canada's most famous World War II.
Tears of French civilians in desperation when the Nazis occupied Paris during World War II.
Fugue d ’ love
Horace Greasley (right) faces defiantly Heinrich Himmler (left), during a inspection of the prison camp where he was locked up.
Greasley is famous because he escaped from the camp (and returned) more than 200 times, to meet in secret a German girl with whom he had in love.
Roma Città Aperta
The death of Pina (Anna Magnani). Adapted from the film Roberto Rossellini from 1945 Roma città aperta. The original scene: Roma città aperta – Killing Pina.
9 August 1945: the military photographer Yosuke Yamahata Immortalizes the town destroyed by the atomic bomb.
V–J day a Times Square
14 August 1945: an American sailor kissing a young woman. Photos of Alfred Eisenstaedt.
Source: Getty Images
23 February 1945. Photos of Joe Rosenthal It depicts five Marines and a seaman raising an American flag to mark the conquest of a relief of ’ island. Per scoprire la verità sulla storia della foto, whether spontaneous or less, I refer you to wikipedia.org
This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment when this guy, Harold Whittles, hear for the first time. The doctor has just put a headset on the left ear. Unknown date.
14 March 1951. The day of the 72 birthday, the photographer Arthur Sasse Why Einstein insists smile to the camera. He, sick of taking photos, does the tongue to the photographer.
1957: the photograph depicts Dorothy Counts, the first African-American student to be accepted to the Harry Harding High School, teasing and insulted by her white schoolmates. Photos of Douglas Martin.
Havana 5 March 1960. Photos of Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez (Korda) After portrays the Ernesto “Che” Guevara during the funeral for the 81 victims of explosion of the ship La Coubre.
The photo of the “Guerrillero Heroico” He became famous when the milanese Publisher ’ Giangiacomo Feltrinelli If they did give two copies from Korda and published, as both posters in 1967, both as a cover for the book in Diary in Bolivia 1968.
15 August 1961: the soldier Conrad Schumann the dell ’ East Germany on the third day of the construction of the Berlin wall jump the barbed wire to escape to the West. Photos of Peter Liebing.
The Burning Monk
Saigon 1963: the Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc He immolates opposite ’ Cambodian Embassy in Saigon to protest in favor of religious equality ’. After the gesture of protest among the ashes the heart was found intact. The photo by Malcolm W. Browne.
“La Jeune Fille à la Fleur“, the picture of Marc Riboud view the young pacifist Jane Rose Tebal plant a flower on the bayonets of the guards at the Pentagon during a protest against the Viet Nam war 21 October 1967.
Olympics 1968 Black Power Salute: African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise your fist in a gesture of solidarity.
Image by Associated Press
Photo taken on 8 August 1969 outside the studios of EMI in Abbey Road, London. Photos of Iain Macmillan.
8 June 1972: Nick Ut the Vietnamese photographer take a picture to Kim Phuc the little girl 9 years that escapes from her village after an attack with napalm bombs.
Source: BBC News
Derry (Northern Ireland) 30 January 1972. The British army opened fire on a crowd of unarmed protestors for civil rights, by attacking 26 and killing 14.
Italy – Germany: 3 to 1
Madrid, World Cup final 1982. Midfielder Marco Tardelli celebrating his goal of 2 to 0. His exultation is the most genuine example of love for the sport.
China 1989: the iconic picture of the unknown rebel in front of a column of Chinese tanks in an act of defiance in the wake of the Tiananmen Square protests.
Image by Jeff Widener / AP
7 March 1991 in Bari land 27.000 Albanian refugees. In Italy it unleashes the humanitarian emergency.
11 Settenbre 2001: “Mr. President, a second aircraft has hit the World Trade Center. America's under attack.”
Occupy Wall Street
Ray Lewis Captain retired Philadelphia police was arrested for participating in the protests to Occupy in Wall Street 2011.
A monk prays for an elderly man who died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China.
Image by Asianewsphoto / Reuters
23 May 2010: a Heron died intoxicated and weighed down by the oil ’ in the mangroves on the island ’ in Barataria Bay along the coast of Louisiana.
Image by AP Photo / Gerald Herbert
British Columbia 2011: Scott Jones Australian Canadian girlfriend kissing Alex Thomas After being thrown to the ground by riot shield a Vancouver police officer.
Image by Rich Lam / Getty Images
Manhattan 2011: Phyllis Siegel (76) to the left and Connie Kopelov (84) They embrace after having become the first same-sex couple to be married at the registry of the city of Manhattan.
Image by Stan Honda / Getty Images
18 November 2011: Lt. John Pike sprays on protesters stinging spray pepper at the University of California Davis.
Natori 2011. Miyagi Prefecture in Northern Japan. A girl crying in the rubble after the tsunami.
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