40 Moments From The Past When Love Prevailed Over Violence

#1. Infantryman comforts his comrade. Korean War, c. 1950 – 1953.

 

#2. Members of the Ferguson community come together to protect a store against looters. 2014.

 

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#3. A soldier and his dog rest together on a hospital floor after a lucky escape. Afghanistan War, 2011.

 

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#4. This soldier from East Germany ignored orders to let no one pass. In this photo he helps a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall’ to meet with his family. Cold War, 1961.

 

 

#5. A soldier shares his meal with a puppy. Korean War, c, 1951.

 

 

#6. An emotional officer gets comforted by a protester. Manila, Philippines, 2013.

 

 

#7. Christians protect Muslims as they pray during the Egyptian revolution. Cairo, Egypt, 2011.

 

 

#8. A Russian police officer carries a baby released from a school taken by armed hostage takers in the town of Beslan in 2004.

 

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#9. A Bosnian soldier cares for a baby he saved during the evacuation of Goražde. 1995.

 

 

#10. Ukrainian woman gives water to a captured Soviet soldier. World War II, 1941.

 

 

#11. A German soldier applies a dressing to a wounded Russian civilian. World War II, c. 1941.

 

 

#12. An Afghan soldier carries a crying child away from the scene of a recent explosion. Afghanistan War, c. 2001 – 2014.

 

 

#13. A German soldier shares his rations with a Russian mother and her child. World War II, c. 1941.

 

 

#14. Egyptians embrace the army after they refuse orders to fire on civilians Egyptian Revolution, 2011.

 

 

#15. Journalist Raymond Walker rushes across a bridge into France with a child that he saved from the Spanish Civil War. 1936.

 

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#16. American soldiers of the 4th Armored Division push a trapped car carrying two seriously wounded German soldiers. World War II, 26 January, 1945.

 

 

#17. Joseph Dwyer carries an injured boy away from fire and to safety. Iraq War, c. 2003 – 2011.

 

 

#18. A woman defends a wounded protester from a military bulldozer Egypt, 2013.

 

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#19. Marine Sergeant Frank Praytor feeds a kitten after it’s mother was killed by mortar fire. Korean War, 1953.

 

 

#20. U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman Richard Barnett holds a child after she was separated from her family during a firefight. Iraq War, 2003.

 

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