Scenes from the horror stories
Unbiased technique with photographic accuracy captures real life events. Some pictures immediately caused a storm of emotions and create a mood of the audience, while others seem to be completely incomprehensible, until you know what exactly is happening to them. It all depends on the skill of the photographer, and from a variety of accidents.
We offer a look at the pictures, each of which is worth a tragic and sometimes terrifying story.
Buddhist monk performs funeral rites
November 25, 2011 one of the passengers waiting for the train at the station of Shanxi Taiyuan in China, has attracted the attention of others that sleeping too long in an uncomfortable position. When people finally decided to wake him up, it turned out that the old man is dead, and it is impossible to help him. The monk, who was among those waiting for the train, held a religious ceremony to the soul of the deceased was able to find eternal rest.
At first glance it seems that it is quite normal, unremarkable snapshot "in memory" that makes military cadets. But when you know that it is the students' school kamikaze ", it is not remarkable, this plunges into a real horror. 17-year-old Corporal Yukio Araki (in this photo taken May 26, 1945, he holds a puppy) went to its last flight on the next day after this picture of pilots of the 72nd Division in Bunce, Kagoshima has been made.
British expedition team of "Terra Nova" at the South Pole January 18, 1912
From the outset of this expedition was more politics than science. Its leader, Robert Scott (pictured him standing in the middle) and his companions were to overtake Raul Amundsen team and arrive at the South Pole, the first to achieve this honor went to the British Empire. But when the weary and scurvy frost travelers finally got to his goal, it was found that they greatly surpassed the Norwegians - Ironically snowstorm for a month destroyed the traces of the pioneers and all the snow was trampled dog tracks. In addition, on the current site was abandoned camp Polheim and tent were letters addressed to Scott's group.
On the way back, four people were killed - this is their last photo.
Grief and girl
This eerie photograph was taken by Kevin Carter in 1993 in the Sudanese town of Ayod. The child's parents ran for the food to arrived with humanitarian aid aircraft and exhausted girl quietly crept after them, now and then stopping to rest. The girl watched a vulture carefully. These birds do not attack their prey, but prefer to wait until everything will happen by itself. In addition, nearby there is a photographer, so scavengers could only wait. This picture brought glory Kevin Carter, Pulitzer Prize and a barrage of accusations of inhumanity. Just three months after the presentation of a photojournalist he killed himself Prize.
cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov remains
Vladimir Komarov was killed April 24, 1967 upon completion of a test flight of the ship "Soyuz-1". During the descent to the ground did not open the main parachute descent capsule, and as a result of hitting the ground on fire apparatus. Charred, deformed beyond recognition remains a special commission was taken to Moscow. Ashes were placed in an urn and immured in the Kremlin wall. But the work at the scene continued, and after a while, a few fragments of the body was found. The remains were buried in the desert on the spot death of descent capsule.
deathbed selfie Flight passengers MH17
15-year-old Gary Slok with his mother Petra Langeveld was flying on holiday in Kuala Lumpur. Just three hours after it was made selfie, aircraft flying over the territory of Ukraine, was shot down. From on board the people could not survive to anyone.
self-immolation of the monk
In 1963, dissatisfaction with the Buddhist majority in South Vietnam had reached a critical point on the background of the repressive regime of the then President Ngo Dinh Diem. In May of that year, Buddhists gathered in the city of Hue, to defend their rights. The government is very tough disperse the crowd disgruntled, and as a result of the acceleration of nine Buddhists died. In protest against the cruelty of universal June 11, 1963 in Saigon two elderly monk committed self-immolation.
Friends of the coffin to
This archaeological discovery was made in Iran in 1972. Two young men, who lived around 800 BC. e. died when the invaders burned the city. People suffocated by smoke, but until the last minute to support each other.
This picture was taken during the fighting in the French countryside Kurselet in September 1916. The man in the photo was the victim of a concussion, one of the many signs which are the mental disorder. This view is a result of injury and occurs in posttraumatic stress. In addition, it is worth noting that at that time people did not smile in photos.
Little house prisoner camp draws
After the war, the girl actually grew up in a concentration camp, was sent to an orphanage for mentally disturbed children. When the classroom teachers were asked to draw a house, the girl portrayed eerie chaos, more reminiscent of a coil of barbed wire. At the top of the board says "Terezka" - is the name of the little artist.