photos / Getty Images Helen Fisher kisses the hearse carrying the body of her cousin, Private Douglas Halliday, as he and six other fallen soldiers are brought through the town of Wootton Bassett in England. 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken
Tank Man, 1989 - The most iconic image of the Tiananmen Square massacre, this picture depicts the important “unknown rebel” standing in front of the tanks that threatened a peaceful protest in China. Jeff Widener snapped this image.
My heart aches for him -- Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza, pauses at his son’s name at the North Pool of the Memorial during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center on September in New York City.
PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also famously escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet.