25 Unbelievable Historical Photos from Humanity’s Darkest Moments

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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