Frantz Samedi holds his lifeless 5-year-old daughter, Tamasha Jean, who died when Hurricane Ike's flood waters swept children and the elderly from their homes in the small Haitian town of Cabaret in this Sept. 7, 2008 photo. This photo is one from a series from the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News by Miami Herald photographer Patrick Farrell.
German soldiers, date unknown. The reality of War. Many soldiers on both sides were little more than kids. Thrown into uniform and given scant training, they were forced to endure combat and conditions that eventually broke even the hardest of the hard-hearted. They also died in droves.
A captured teenage Nazi is in tears as he holds out his wounded arm for a sympathetic American to examine as they wait for a medic in Cherbourg. The French were sometimes puzzled (and angered) by Americans' kind treatment of prisoners, including giving them oranges, which they had not seen for years. God Bless America!!