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Little girl playing with guns left on streets of Berlin after war in 1945. Note the MP44s in the foreground, the precursor to AK-47.

The 16 Most Delightfully British Photos Of All Time

A woman drinking tea during the Blitz. | The 16 Most Delightfully British Photos Of All Time

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Rwanda. 1994 - A Hutu man at a Red Cross hospital, his face mutilated by the Hutu 'Interahamwe' militia, who suspected him of sympathizing with the Tutsi rebels. (James Nachtwey) This famous picture has been reproduced many, many times. I think this is one of the best crops and captions I've seen.

Ha Chuong Hoi Quan Pagoda. China Town (Cholon), Saigon, Vietnam

A Vietnamese woman carries her children and possessions on bamboo pole as she tries to escape the fierce fighting in the Cholon suburb of Saigon during the Viet Cong Mini Tet offensive of the Vietnam War in May 1968 --- Image by © Nik Wheeler/Corbis

Albanian Mustafa Xaja, from the town of Mitrovica in Kosovo, shows pictures of his two children he fears to have been killed by Serbs. 1999. Peter Turnley

African Postman: The Legacy of Slavery in Zanzibar, Tanzania