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21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

Photos can be powerful, with no words but a simple image describing a certain time in history. The below photos are some of the most powerful photos you will ever see.

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

1. Man Jumping from World Trade Center on 9/11.

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

2. Indian homeless men waiting for free food.

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

3. Terri Gurrola is reunited after serving 7 months in Iraq.

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

4. A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bush fires in Victoria, Australia, in 2009

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

5. Christians protect Muslims during prayer in the midst of the 2011 uprisings in Cairo, Egypt

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

6. Diego Frazão Torquato, 12-year-old Brazilian playing the violin at his teacher’s funeral. The teacher had helped him escape poverty and violence through music.

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

7. Father and son, 1949 vs. 2009.

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

8. Heart surgeon after 23-hour-long (successful) heart transplant. His assistant is sleeping in the corner.

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

9. Inside an Auschwitz gas chamber

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

10. A starving boy and missionary

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

11. An Afghan man offers tea to soldiers

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

12. During massive floods in Cuttack City, India, in 2011, a heroic villager saved numerous stray cats by carrying them with a basket balanced on his head

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

13. Russian soldiers preparing for the Battle of Kursk, July 1943

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

14. Demonstration of condom usage at a public market in Jayapura, capital of Papua, 2009

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

15. Greg Cook hugs his dog Coco after finding her inside his destroyed home in Alabama following the Tornado in March, 2012

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

16. The Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, Holland, 1888

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

17. A woman sits amidst the wreckage caused by a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami, in Natori, northern Japan, in March 2011

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

18. Flower Power

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

19. An old WW2 Russian tank veteran finally found the old tank in which he passed through the entire war – standing in a small Russian town as a monument

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

20. “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff in New Westminster, Canada, October 1, 1940

21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

21. Alcoholic father and his son.

History has proven to have some rough moments. These pictures capture some of the most emotional times in our history.

Which one impacted you the most? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

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