By Helmuth Pirath - Prize World Press Photo of the Year 1956 - CountryWest Germany Place Caption - A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one-year-old.
A mother and her children wade across a river to escape US bombing. The US Air Force had evacuated their village because it was suspected of being used as a base camp by the Vietcong. (Kyoichi Sawada) Date Country Vietnam Place Loc Thuong, Binh Dinh
World Press Photo of the Year: 1967 South Vietnam, May The commander of an tankgunner of the US Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam’s “Iron Triangle”. About the image: Rentmeester took his winning shot, which was salvaged from Life magazine’s.
"The Troubles" by Hanns-Jörg Anders. A young Catholic wears a gasmask during clashes with British troops. People had been fleeing from teargas after a night of street fighting. (Hanns-Jörg Anders) Date Country United Kingdom Place Derry, Northern Ireland
From Malcolm Browne’s photograph of the burning monk to Nick Ut’s picture of a nine-year-old girl running from a napalm attack, the Associated Press’s Saigon bureau captured the realities and tragedies of the Vietnam war
A helmeted Salvador Allende, Chile’s first democratically chosen socialist president, accompanied by his inner circle, emerges from the La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago during the military coup of 11 September