This Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by AP photographer Nick Ut shows terrified children, including Kim Phuc, center, fleeing down a highway June 8, 1972, near Trang Bang, Vietnam, after an aerial napalm attack. The terrified girl had ripped off her burning clothes. Pham Thi Kim Phuc, now grown and married, forgave John Plummer, the U.S. officer who called in the strike, when they met last November at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
The Kiss of Life 1968 Pulitzer Prize, Spot News Photography, Rocco Morabito, Jacksonville Journal July 17, 1967: Air conditioners hum all over Horida. In Jacksonville, they overwhelm the electrical system and knock out the power. Jacksonville Journal photographer Rocco Morabito is on his way to photograph a railroad strike when he notices Jacksonville Electric Authority linemen high up on the poles. "I passed these men working and went on to my assignment," says Morabito. "I took eight…
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is an historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. S. Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WW II.It became the only photograph to win the Pulitzer Prize for Photography in the same year as its publication, and came to be regarded in the U. S. as one of the most significant and recognizable images of the war.
Award winning photo showing a iraqi man comforts his son at a holding center for prisoners of war in An Najaf, Iraq, 31 March 2003. AP photographer Jean-Marc Bouju has won the 2003 World Press Photo of the Year competition. Jean-Marc won also the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography and the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Spot News Photography.