Brilliant contribution photographer Max Desfora in the history of photojournalism
• A brilliant contribution to the photographer Max Desfora in the history of photojournalism
Photographer Max Desfor (Max Desfor), who worked for the agency Associated Press, for his long career as a photojournalist managed to highlight many of the most important events of the 20th century. In 1951, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Photography for his coverage of the Korean War. This collection presents historical photos of Max Desfora that were made in 1938 - 1983 years.
The signing of the Instrument of Surrender of Japan, which ended World War II aboard the battleship "Missouri" in Tokyo Bay, September 2, 1945.
A curious crowd had gathered to stare at John Ward, who is threatening to jump from the 17th floor of the hotel Gotham Hotel on 5th Avenue in New York, July 26, 1938. From time to time the crowd backed away ago, when it seemed that Ward is about to jump off.
Bomber B-29 "Superfortress" "Enola Gay" landing at an air base on the island of Titan after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, August 6, 1945.
Hiroshima View September 5, 1945, a month after the atomic bombing.
Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi is in bed for the fifth day of his hunger strike in New Delhi, January 17, 1948. He stopped the hunger strike the next day, after the leaders of the Muslim and Sikh communities have pledged to take steps towards mutual understanding.
The police, army and volunteers are trying to remove people from the funeral pyre of Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi, January 31, 1948.
nomads parking near the mountain pass Lataband in Afghanistan, October 8, 1949.
The actor Orson Welles standing under a statue of Neptune near the Ducal Palace during the filming of "Othello" in Venice, Italy, November 8, 1949. Also in the frame are present actor Nicholas Bruce as Lodovico and actress Elaine Shepard.
Princess Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, near the mansion Villa Guardamangia, where the couple stayed during his visit to Malta, November 23, 1949.
British armored vehicles drive past the broken Soviet T-34 tank on the bridge near Osanai, South Korea, January 6, 1950.
Tanks UN peacekeeping forces in Seoul, 28 September 1950.
Marines landed aboard a military transport aircraft the US Air Force C-119 over Korea, in October 1950.
Marines UN peacekeepers landed in the vicinity of North Korean cities Sukjong of Joseon and Sunchon, October 20, 1950.
Train with refugees stands at the crossing, passing a British armored personnel carrier near the Osanai, South Korea, January 15, 1951.
Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, visited Niagara Falls in Canada, October 15, 1951.
Desfor returned to Hiroshima in 1970, 25 years after the atomic bombing.
Former US President Richard Nixon visited Cantonese Park in Canton (modern Guangzhou), China, February 28, 1976.
The family of President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek in his coffin at a funeral in Taipei, Taiwan, April 16, 1975.
The dark smog sunset over smoking chimneys power station in Washington, DC, USA.
The photographer Max Desfor near his picture taken aboard the battleship "Missouri" during the signing of the Japanese surrender, the exhibition of photos of World War II, made by the agency Associated Press, Washington, DC, May 24, 2004.