25 Unbelievable Historical Photos from Humanity’s Darkest Moments

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

6. The Shanghai Baby

On August 28, 1937, Japanese planes began to boom Shanghai. They hit the city’s train station where 1,800 civilians were hiding and waiting for evacuation, mostly women, and children.

A man placed the first young kid on the platform edge and returned to help another—and that is the picture the photographer H.S. Wong took.

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