Seaside Heights, N.J.: The Star Jet roller coaster at Casino Pier amusement park, once a Jersey Shore landmark, remains partly submerged in the Atlantic. (Photo: Stephen Wilkes for TIME)
After documenting the effects of Hurricane Sandy for TIME, photographer Stephen Wilkes took to the air to show the true extent of the storm’s impact. See more on LightBox.
Of the indispensable photographs taken during the Second World War, Margaret Bourke-White’s image of survivors at Buchenwald in April 1945 — “staring out at their Allied rescuers,” as LIFE magazine put it, “like so many living corpses” — remains among the most haunting. The faces of the men, young and old, staring from behind the wire, “barely able to believe that they would be delivered from a Nazi camp where the only deliverance had been death,” attest with an awful eloquence to the depths of human depravity and, maybe even more powerfully, to the measureless lineaments of human endurance.
On the anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald by Patton’s Third Army, LIFE.com looks at the story — and at other, harrowing photographs — behind one of the indispensable images from World War II.
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(Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Sot Lun is a student at the Arrupe Center in Battambang province.
Improvising a studio on a former battlefield, Grob along with a team from the UN created this portfolio to help raise awareness to International Day for Mine Awareness, April 4. The gallery is now updated to include pictures from Cambodia, which will be on view at the UN starting tomorrow. See more here.