Sunday, 21 April 2013

Frozen In Memories Forever #2

Robert Peraza ; 9/11 Memorial

Robert Peraza pauses at his son's name on the 9/11 Memorial during the tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center.

Horace Greasley ; Heinrich Himmler
PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also famously escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet in secret with a local German girl he had fallen in love with.

Black Saturday Bushfires - Victoria , Australia
A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in 2009.

Jacqueline Kennedy
Jacqueline Kennedy wears her pink Chanel suit, still stained with the blood of her husband, as Lyndon Johnson takes the oath of office in Air Force One.

According to Lady Bird Johnson, who was also present:

"Her hair [was] falling in her face but [she was] very composed ... I looked at her. Mrs. Kennedy's dress was stained with blood. One leg was almost entirely covered with it and her right glove was caked, it was caked with blood – her husband's blood. Somehow that was one of the most poignant sights – that immaculate woman, exquisitely dressed, and caked in blood.

 Nihonmatsu , Japan
A girl in isolation for radiation screening looks at her dog through a window in Nihonmatsu, Japan on March 14.

Terri Gurola
Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months.

Tank man , Tiananmen
The iconic photo of Tank Man, the unknown rebel who stood in front of a column of Chinese tanks in an act of defiance following the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.

Harold Whittles
Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear.

D-Day Normandy landings
U.S. Army troops wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one year old.

Christian Golczynski , Marc Golczynski
Eight-year-old Christian Golczynski accepts the flag for his father, Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski, during a memorial service. Marc Golczynski was shot on patrol during his second tour in Iraq (which he had volunteered for) just a few weeks before he was due to return home.

Bobby Moore and Pele
Pele and British captain Bobby Moore trade jerseys in 1970 as a sign of mutual respect during a World Cup that had been marred by racism.

William Anders , Apollo 8 mission
Earthrise: A photo taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968.

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