The shot that nearly killed me
War photographers – a special report
A Life Less Ordinary
The Photographs of Chris Hondros
On April 20, war photojournalist Chris Hondros was killed, apparently by a rocket-propelled grenade, while covering the front lines of Libya’s civil war in the besieged rebel outpost of Misrata.
Propaganda Posters of the Spanish Civil War
‘¡No pasarán!’ – ‘They shall not pass!’ Men and women fight and fall on the front line against the fascists.
Republican leader Dolores Ibárruri Gómez used the slogan in a speech during the Siege of Madrid in 1936. When Franco’s forces conquered the city his reply was ‘Hemos pasado’ – ‘We have passed.’
The Guns-A-Go-Go callsign, of the former 53rd and 1st Aviation Detachment of armed Chinooks from the Vietnam War period
Weapons of Mass Destruction, a Visual Perspective
“The Gadget” (Trinity Atomic Bomb) 1945
Although the term, WMD, has become a part of our daily lexicon, it remains very much an abstraction for most of us. This series of images offers a retrospective look at some of these weapons.