RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES A lone dockworker refuses to raise his hand in the Nazi salute in 1936. August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg,Germany, and is best known for his appearance in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel HorstWessel on 13 June, 1936.
"The Most Beautiful Suicide" - On May 1st, 1947, 23-year-old Evelyn McHale stood on the 86th floor of the observation deck of the Empire State Building and leapt to her death. Her body landed on a UN limousine that was parked on a curb and minutes after her death, photography student, Robert Wiles, photographed Evelyn's body, the photo ran in LIFE magazine's May 12th, 1947 issue.
A Bosnian Muslim woman from Srebrenica, sitting under pictures of victims of the genocide in the town during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war, watches the broadcast of Ratko Mladic's court proceedings, in Tuzla, on June 3, 2011. Mladic was indicted over the 43-month siege of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo and the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the town of Srebrenica, close to the border with Serbia, during the 1992-95 Bosnian war. (Reuters/Dado Ruvic)