Party Secretary Wang Yilun and Li Xia, wife of Governor Li Fanwu denounced by a mob and splattered with ink with their alleged crimes spelled out on placards around their neck. Harbin, China, 29 August 1966.

A Russian POW stares down Heinrich Himmler. -1941

Soviet Jews executed by Aizatsgrupen, a German massacre unit. Ivangorod, Ukraine. 1942.

US Army soldiers recovering remains of comrades at Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, 6 June 1944.

Civil rights activist James Meredith, who defied segregation to become the first African-American student enrolled at the University of Mississippi, pulls himself across Highway 51 after being shot in Hernando, Mississippi, June 6, 1966

A father holds the body of his child as South Vietnamese rangers look down from their armoured vehicle on 19 March 1964. The child was killed as government forces pursued guerrillas into a village near the Cambodian border.