Here’s The Top-10 Powerful Photographs Ever Taken:
1 | Eight-year-old Christian Golczynski accepts the flag for his father Sgt. Marc Golczynski who was shot dead on patrol during his second tour of Iraq just a week before he was due to return home.
2 | Harold Whittles hears for the first time after doctor places an earpiece in his left ear.
3 | The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute: African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Australian Silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge in support of their protest. Both Americans were expelled from the games as a result.
4 | John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father’s coffin along with the honor guard.
5 | “La Jeune Fille a la Fleur,” a photograph by Marc Riboud, shows the young pacifist Jane Rose Kasmir planting a flower on the bayonets of guards at the Pentagon during a protest against the Vietnam War on October 21, 1967. The photograph would eventually become the symbol of the flower power movement.
6 | Earthrise: A photo taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968.
7 | Tsunami in Japan
8 | Firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in 2009.
9 | A dog named “Leao” sits for a second consecutive day at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous landslides near Rio de Janiero on January 15, 2011.
10 | Christians protect Muslims during prayer in the midst of the uprisings in Cairo, Egypt, in 2011.