Iconic Photos

The game in 1918

An elephant riding American vaudeville stage special ,1918.(source Fox Photos/Gettey Images [...]

The first man to be slaughtered in the history.

According to the British Daily Mail reported recently in Kenya, archaeologists found 27 bodies of a lagoon remains of Homo sapiens. The 27 remains of men [...]

Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan, ca. 1944

Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan, ca. [...]

Love and loss in war and peace

Li Duoli waited more than six decades to pose a question to a girl he had known, and secretly adored, as a lovelorn adolescent in the former Soviet [...]

Execution of the Lincoln conspirators, 1865

This is a series of photos from 1865 showing the hanging execution of the four Lincoln conspirators: David Herold, Lewis Powell, George Atzerodt and Mary [...]

Australian Aborigines in chains at Wyndham prison, 1902

This picture is taken in the early 1900s at the Wyndham prison. Wyndam is the oldest and northernmost town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. It [...]

King George V and his physically similar cousin Tsar Nicholas II in German military uniforms in Berlin, 1913

This picture was taken during the wedding of the Kaiser’s daughter Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia. The wedding, an extravagant affair, took place on [...]

An Afghan mujahideen aims a FIM-92 Stinger missile at passing Soviet aircraft, 1988

A guerrilla soldier aims a Stinger missile at passing aircraft near a remote rebel base in the Safed Koh Mountains February 10, 1988 in Afghanistan. The [...]

Porters transport a car on long poles across a stream in Nepal, 1948

Cars are supposed to carry people, but in Nepal people carried cars on the rocky, hilly trail from Kathmandu. Automobiles, stripped of wheels and bumpers, [...]

An American Marine exhibits the thousand-yard stare after two days of constant fighting in the Battle of Eniwetok, 1944

United States Marine Corps Private Theodore James Miller assigned to the 22nd Marine Independent Regiment returns to Coast Guard-manned attack transport [...]