27 Disturbing and unsettling photos from the past
Disturbing Content, viewers discretion is advised. The following post contains very strong images with dead-body, death or destruction. Viewing this gallery may traumatize to some readers and make a strong on one’s memory.
The vulture and the little girl
Frank Fournier’s photograph of Omayra Sánchez
This haunting photo is of Omayra Sánchez, a 13 years old girl from Columbia. She was stuck in beneath the debris of her house in Columbia, aftermath of a devastating ‘lahar’ (violent type of mudflows, landslides, and debris flows induced by volcanic activity) in November, 1986. Omayra was trapped for almost 3 days and after struggling for more than 60 hours she died. People tried to help her but failed. One you see the photo, it’ll remain in your memory for long. Read more here in Wikipedia.
This photo was taken just few moments before Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland, that killed 29 people including the photographer
Apollo1 astronaut mocking a prayer for a gag version of a crew portrait showing their concern of the safety of Apllo 1 Spacecraft. Photo shows The crews heads were bowed and hands were clasped in prayer infront of the miniature spacecraft. Later they all died in fire in a routine simulated launch test
A Mongolian woman condemned to die of starvation left locked in a wooden box at a deserted area
A Nazi soldier shooting from a very close range to kill a Jewish mother, who was desperate to save her child by embracing the child
Another example of the Nazi atrocities. More about this heart breaking incidents here.
Khmer Rouge Killing Fields, Cambodia
“The Killing Fields (Khmer: វាលពិឃាត, Khmer pronunciation: [ʋiəl pikʰiət]) are a number of sites in Cambodia where collectively more than a million people were killed and buried by the Khmer Rouge regime (the Communist Party of Kampuchea) during its rule of the country from 1975 to 1979, immediately after the end of the Cambodian Civil War (1970–1975). The mass killings are widely regarded as part of a broad state-sponsored genocide (the Cambodian genocide)” – Wikipedia
Saigon Execution. A photo taken by Eddie Adams in Vietnam war in 1968 showing a VietCong assassin Nguyen Van Lem was executed by Major General Nguyen Ngoc Loan from a point blank range
This is a classical example of you ‘perception’ changed ones you know the story behind it. Read the story here, you must read it.