16 Powerful Images With Fascinating Tales To Tell

The stories behind these pictures will shock and astound you

A photograph is a moment in time, captured forever. It’s incredible how a single image can convey so much, and every picture has its own story to tell. Here are a few examples, but be warned, some of these images are disturbing.

1. This photo shows the impression of a man who leaped to his doom from a burning zeppelin, way back in 1916.

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via reddit / olemisscub

2. Here we see a Bosnian Muslim begging for mercy from his captors, a paramilitary group known as Arkan’s Tigers.

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via The Globe & Mail Ron Haviv

3. A terrifying shot of the mass suicide that took place at Jonestown back in 1978.

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via reddit / iamprettydamnbroke

4. A soldier getting ready to start clearing up the damage at Chernobyl after the nuclear explosion.

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via reddit / Meunderwears

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