1963 by Malcolm W.Browne / The Associated Press / Prize World Press :: Vietnam, Saigon / Caption Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government.
Amid the appalling devastation and bodies of dead soldiers, a crucifix stands tall – miraculously preserved from the shell fire. This powerful image was captured after a bloody skirmish in 1917 by Walter Kleinfeldt a young German artilleryman
1972 World Press Photo of the Year Photographer: Nick Ut Phan Thi Kim Phuc (center) flees with other children after South Vietnamese planes mistakenly dropped napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians. Date: Country: Vietnam Place: Trang Bang