Since it is really impossible to make 10 lists of best photos, I would try to continue posting best and unforgettable photos in history in next days. Here is 10 Most Shocking Black White Photos In History … Feel free to add your examples in comments section.
10 – Yevgeny Khaldei (1945)
Soviet Union soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev and Georgij Bulatov raising the flag on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany in May, 1945.
09 – Jahangir Razmi (1980)
Jahangir Razmi captured nine Kurdish rebels and two of the Shah’s policemen being executed by firing squad in revolutionary Iran.
08 – Nick Ut (1972)
This photo of a naked and terrified young girl running towards Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Nick Ut has entered popular culture as a symbol of the horror of the Vietnam War.
07 – Sisters Posing
Sisters pose for the same photo three separate times, years apart. These aren’t as historical as others may be but deserve to be in any Shocking Black White Photos list.
06 – Helmuth Pirath (1956)
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.
05 – Jack Bradley
This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear.
04 – Stanley J. Forman (1975)
On July 22, 1975, photograph Stanley J. Forman working for the Boston Herald American newspaper when a police scanner picked up an emergency: “Fire on Marlborough Street!”
03 – Heinrich Hoffman Collection (1940)
Adolf Hitler visits Paris with architect Albert Speer (left) June 23, 1940.
Source: Heinrich Hoffman Collection.
02 – Eddie Adams (1968)
Viet Cong Officer Executed.
01 – Malcolm Browne (1963)
The famous image of Thích Quảng Đức’s self-immolation, photograph taken by Malcolm Browne.