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    Malcolm Browne won a Pulitzer Prize for this photo, 1963. "The Burning Monk". This was a planned protest in Vietnam by the monks against Buddhist persecution.

    In response to the repressive Diem government of South Vietnam, Buddhist monks protest by burning themselves alive. President Kennedy is shocked and begins to advocate for the overthrow of Diem.

    “He was fighting to save his life to the very end, till he was completely burned up,” Jarecke says of the man he photographed. “He was trying to get out of that truck.”

    Kevin Carter. Sudan 1993. Mr Carter did his job and won a prize ( but did not help the child to get to the UN clinic... ?)

    "Burial at sea for the officers and men of the USS Intrepid (CV-11) who lost their lives when the carrier was hit by Japanese bombs during operations in the Philippines." By Lt. Barrett Gallagher, November 26, 1944

    Malcolm Browne's Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of the self-immolation of Buddhist monk Thich Quan duc on June 11, 1963 would leave the world aghast. Browne would later earn another Pulitzer for his coverage of the war. (Photo copyright AP/Malcolm Browne, courtesy of From

    Nick Ut took this image seconds after his famous shot, of Kim Phuc running down the street. Television crews and South Vietnamese troops surround 9-year-old Kim Phuc on Route 1 near Trang Bang, South Vietnam, after she was burned by a misdirected aerial napalm attack, June 8, 1972. (Nick Ut/AP)

    1973 photographer Chick Harrity snapped one of the Vietnam War's most memorable images. What was true then sadly remains true today and likely will be for all of man's existence: we overlook the true, long lasting, and pervasive consequences of warfare and military solutions...


    Vietnam war

    Unpublished. The landscape around Urakami Cathedral, Nagasaki, September, 1945.

    03 Feb 1968, Near Tan Son Nhut Airbase, Saigon, South Vietnam --- The bodies of US soldiers lay on the back of an armored personnel carrier which moved through the fighting near Tan Son Nhut Airbase to pick up the dead. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

    US Air Force First Lieutenant being held captive by a young North Vietnamese girl, Vietnam War, 1967

    Kent State University, OH March 4, 1970. President Nixon sent in National Guards who fatally shot 4 students and injured several other activists against the Vietnam War.

    Can you say Ironic? A black policeman protects a KKK member, as protesters were closing in on them at a rally in Austin, Texas 1983.

    Vietnam War / Horst Faas

    The execution of a Vietnam Cong suspect by a soldier in the South Vietnamese Army - appeared in most American newspapers.

    In this and dozens of other, similar pictures made at New York's Penn Station in 1944, LIFE's Alfred Eisenstaedt captured a private moment repeated in public millions of times over the course of the war: a guy, a girl, a goodbye — and no assurance that he'll make it back. By war's end, more than 400,000 American troops had been killed.

    "January 9, 1964 a soldier of the Army of South Vietnam stabs a farmer, assuming that he was lying on the movements of the Viet Cong - North Vietnamese soldiers." Horst Faas.

    As Yankee Papa 13 approaches the landing zone, crew chief Farley opens fire with his M-60 machine gun at Vietcong positions. Larry Burrows took this picture with a camera mounted outside the copter on a special rig attached to the gun. As the gun swiveled, so did the rig, thus keeping the camera always pointed directly at Farley. Burrows triggered the camera by remote cable while squatting out of sight behind Farley.

    door gunner on huey chopper in vietnam war, a very dangerous job 1965