History’s Most Powerful Photos

"Punt Gun" -- supposedly for duck hunting, but it can potently kill 50 ducks in one hit. Yeah later on it was banned (1860s)

The execution of a Munich communist in Germany (1919)

Teasing starving Armenian children with bread at the onset of the Armenian Genocide (1915)

Sharing his rations with a Russia mother, a German soldier showed a kind gesture, 1941

Unseen of WWII: Germand soldier buries unknown English soldier

Two Soviet infantrymen frozen to death in their foxhole, Finland, 1940