25 Unbelievable Historical Photos from Humanity’s Darkest Moments

We have collected an extensive list of many iconic pictures in history. Many of them were taken several decades ago, and a few even came from as far back as the American Civil War.

Most images are imbued with tears and blood, and should be a reminder to mankind that such things should not be repeated.

1. Starving Mongolian Woman

It was published in National Geographic in 1913 by Stefan Passe. As a common punishment for criminals, many guilty people judged by the authority were locked in such wooden cells and exposed to the Mongolian market. What’s worse, they were often not fed, and passers-by could taunt and insult them.