Photo Essays

See 21 Iconic Photos of the Vietnam War

It has been 40 years since the spring day when the last U.S. helicopters lifted up and, shortly after, the North Vietnamese army entered Saigon, deciding a...

Inside Sudan’s War-Torn Darfur

The outcome had been all but certain. On April 27, two weeks after polls opened in Sudan, election organizers announced that President Omar al-Bashir, the...

When the Tuskegee Airmen Got Their Wings

When members of the 99th Pursuit Squadron got their wings in March 1942, the honor was more than just recognition of the training they’d undergone to serve as...

Meet the Women Taking the Battle to ISIS

A colorful scarf is all that is left of Cicek Derek, who was 17 when she died a few months ago in the besieged city of Kobani, Syria, where her compatriots were...

Bearing Witness to the Legacy of War

In 2011, photographer Giles Duley began a project that would document the lasting effects of war on people living in cities and towns across the globe where the...

Meet the Last Jews of Calcutta

This article has been enhanced with interactive sound clips. To hear the voices of the surviving community members, click the phrases highlighted in red. From...