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"La Jeune Fille a la Fleur," a photograph by Marc Riboud, shows the young pacifist Jane Rose Kasmir planting a flower on the bayonets of guards at the Pentagon during a protest against the Vietnam War on October 21, 1967. The photograph would eventually become the symbol of the flower power movement.

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“La Jeune Fille a la Fleur,” a photograph by Marc Riboud, shows the young pacifist Jane Rose Kasmir planting a flower on the bayonets of guards at the Pentagon during a protest against the Vietnam War. The symbol of the Flower Power movement.

The Vittoria Lighthouse, Trieste, Italy.  Also known as the Victory Lighthouse, serving the Gulf of Trieste and located on the hill  off the Strada del Friuli.  At a height of 223 feet it is one of the tallest lighthouses in the world. The structure celebrates the Italian victory and commemorates the fallen of the first world war.

The Vittoria Lighthouse, Trieste, Italy. Also known as the Victory Lighthouse…

Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII (Certainly gives clarity and perspective on all we have to be thankful for)

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Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P)  Via: vancouverhistory.ca

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

one of the most heartbreaking images I've ever seen:  A French civilian watching as the Nazis occupy Paris during WWII.

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

Eugene Smith, A Frenchman weeps as German soldiers march into the French capital, Paris, on June after the Allied armies had been driven back across France.

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