10 Of Historys Most Heart-Wrenching Moments Caught On Camera ;

Posted by-Kalki Team

History holds secrets, mysteries, pain, and power but these emotions are often not well captured in history books. Books might tell you that certain incidences happened, but you feel the magnitude of those emotions only when you LOOK at what might have happened then; hence pictures take the leap.

This picture was taken after John F. Kennedys assassination in Dallas.

In 1936, August Landmesser, a former member of the Nazi party, made a statement by refusing to give the Nazi salute.

He was later arrested for dishonouring his race and was jailed along with his wife.

In Brazil, a dispute took a serious turn when the miner pulled the guards gun towards him as if he was challenging him to actually shoot him.

Clicked in 1932, the picture shows construction workers of the RCA building at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City sitting and having lunch at the height of 69 floors.

Russian doctor Leonid Rogozov who took part in the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1960-61 developed appendicitis. There was no other doctor at the station and so was left with no option than to operate himself.

Elizabeth Eckford, at the age of 15 was a part of a historic student group- Little Rock Nine. She was one of the nine black students who was involved in the integration of Little Rock High School. An angry mob of white people can be seen screaming obscenities at them.

This famous picture is from August 2, 1963, when Martin Luthur King Jr. gave his iconic I have a dream speech.

This picture from the 1920s features Polish chess prodigy, Samuel Reshevsky, who baffled chess masters with his incredible skills.

The picture is from 1934 when Jarley Smith, Jewell Waddeck, and Jimmy Kerrigan performed daredevil acrobatics on the 86th floor of the Empire State Building in NYC. They definitely managed to make everyones heart skip a beat.

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