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16 Most Disturbing Images That Terrified The World

There are moments in humanity that will forever become a part of everyone's memories. Sadly, some of these events aren't exactly happy moments. They can be dark, haunting, and downright disturbing.

This does not mean that we should forget them, for they are reminders of what we have survived from. Read on!

16 Most Disturbing Images That Terrified The World

16 Most Disturbing Images That Terrified The World

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16. Spanish Flu Outbreak

16. Spanish Flu Outbreak

When this spread throughout the world in 1918, more than a hundred million people were killed. Even everyday activities were affected by it.

15. Slave trade at the Atlantic

15. Slave trade at the Atlantic

Specifically, this photo shows the child slaves back in 1868 while they were in the British vessel called the HMS Daphne. Thankfully, all of them were saved.

14. A young crying soldier

14. A young crying soldier

The person in the picture was Hans-Georg Henke, and he was part of the Hitler Youth. Here, he was scared as Germany was about to surrender.

13. Mannequins of Madame Tussauds

13. Mannequins of Madame Tussauds

These realistic wax mannequins were damaged due to a fire at the museum located in London.

12. Rescue at the Berlin Wall

12. Rescue at the Berlin Wall

In this photo, a child is saved by a German soldier on the eastern side because he was separated from his dear parents. This was not allowed, but he pitied him.

11. Hiroshima Bombing

11. Hiroshima Bombing

When the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, warfare was changed forever. It was so powerful that some of the people were immediately vaporized.

10. William Saunders' photo

10. William Saunders' photo

He was a clever photographer who went to China to take an image of a fake beheading. This was enough to persuade Britain to invade China in the hopes of supposedly making them civilized.

9. Hungry Mongolian woman

9. Hungry Mongolian woman

Thi was taken back in 1913. It was so iconic that National Geographic decided to publish it. Back then, it wasn't a rare punishment in Mongolia for people to be locked up.

8. The Holodomor

8. The Holodomor

One of the worst famines in the world happened in Ukraine. In 1933, it was common to see the bodies of dead people in the streets of Kharkiv.

7. Keith Sapsford

7. Keith Sapsford

He was a 14-year-old kid from Australia who decided to stay outside of an airplane in Sydney as it went off to Tokyo. He died as he jumped 200 feet from the plane.

6. The makeshift morgue

6. The makeshift morgue

This award-winning photo shows a dead child being thrown into the ground that became a makeshift morgue in Haiti in 2010.

5. Famine in Sudan

5. Famine in Sudan

James Nachtwey took this photo in Sudan in 1993. It was taken beside a feeding center.

4. Shanghai baby

4. Shanghai baby

This baby was a victim of the second Sino-Japanese War that later became part of the Second World War. The shelter was destroyed, but the baby survived somehow.

3. China's Lingchi Executions

3. China's Lingchi Executions

Lingchi was a method of torture and execution that was common in China back then. Basically, it was composed of one thousand cuts and slow slices.

2. Nazi concentration camps

2. Nazi concentration camps

In the Bergen-Belsen camp, more than 50,000 people were killed. In fact, one of the victims here was Anne Frank.

1. Fire escape collapse

1. Fire escape collapse

The babysitter and the girl were about to be rescued by a firefighter, but they felt the need to escape immediately. Sadly, the fire escape got destroyed. The babysitter died while the child survived.

Which of the image did you find the most harrowing?

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