Johanna Hankonen

Johanna Hankonen

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D-Day, Normandy, 1944  World War 2

D-Day American account

Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous and iconic photograph from the Vietnam war, running naked from an airborne attack, horribly burned with napalm, in June of 1972. Since then, Kim has found peace and runs The Kim Foundation International, and she acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO.

Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous photograph from the Vietnam war, running naked from an airborne attack, horribly burned with Napalm in June of She now runs The Kim Foundation International, and acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO.

Battle of Britain. Children in an English bomb shelter

World War II: Battle of Britain - Children in an English bomb shelter, England, This is a truly remarkable photo some people did not even have bomb shelters

Dresden. 1945

Dresden Streetcars running through ruins of bldgs. destroyed in 1945 allied fire bombing of city in post-WWII Russian zone. Location: Dresden, Germany Date taken: > USA > History > century >

1945 cologne

Syria Germany same thing all over. German woman with all her worldly possessions on the side of a street amid ruins of Cologne, Germany, by John Florea, 1945

A Japanese woman awaits treatment, her back scarred by the patten of the dress she was wearing when the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare fell on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Since white colors repelled the bomb’s heat and dark colors absorbed it, fabric designs were burned into the skin.

”The patient’s skin is burned in a pattern corresponding to the dark portions of a kimono worn at the time of the explosion.” Atomic bomb survivor (Image from the National Archives)