Toni Frissell’s famous image of an abandoned boy clutching a stuffed animal in the rubble of 1945 London. Frissell was part of a cadre of women who left fashion photography and women’s journals to cover the war at the front, sending back some of the more personal and touching images we remember today.

Toni Frissell’s famous image of an abandoned boy clutching a stuffed animal in the rubble of 1945 London. Frissell was part of a cadre of women who left fashion photography and women’s journals to cover the war at the front, sending back some of the more personal and touching images we remember today.

Czech citizens having to greet invading German troops, October 1938. This photo just haunts me.

Czech citizens having to greet invading German troops, October 1938. This photo just haunts me.

EN IKKE-SAND NETHISTORIE: One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late 1880's was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel.

EN IKKE-SAND NETHISTORIE: One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late 1880's was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel.

Maureen Dunlop, WW2 Spitfire pilot... @Alex Leichtman Green

Silk stocking and Spitfires: The dark reality of the girls who flew dangerous wartime missions

Maureen Dunlop, WW2 Spitfire pilot... @Alex Leichtman Green

Two people holding hands while falling to their death from the WTC on 9/11.

Two people holding hands while falling to their death from the WTC on 9/11.

Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn in the Amazon… what could go wrong? See Snatched in theaters Mother’s Day weekend!

Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn in the Amazon… what could go wrong? See Snatched in theaters Mother’s Day weekend!

France, WWII.  This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have ever seen in my entire life.

France, WWII. This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have ever seen in my entire life.

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