Displaying 1 - 50 of 179 photos from 1968:

Soldier stands besides his M60 machine gun, which is mounted on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to deter rioters from entering the building during the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination riots in Washington D.C. (April 1968)
Võ Thi Thang smiling after being sentenced to 20 years hard labour in a prison camp by the South Vietnamese govt. After being sentenced she reportedly smiled at the judge and said "20 years? Your government won't last that long." - 1968 - 821x881
Soviet tanks interrupt young couple wedding. Soviet invasion to Czechoslovakia, 1968
A U.S. Marine rescues two Vietnamese children during a gun battle at the city of Hue, during the Tet Offensive of the Vietnam War - 1968
Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy is married to Greek magnate Aristotle Onassis, 1968
Prague residents throwing Molotov cocktails at a Soviet tank in Prague, August 21, 1968.
Antiwar Vietnam protestor lays near unconscious after being beaten by riot police at an antiwar demonstration, 1968
Filming Hey Jude, Twickenham Studios, London. September 1968.
Johnny Cash, before going on stage at Folsom Prison in 1968
Marine Lance Corporal Ernest Delgado at Khe Sahn, Vietnam, 1968. Note his blood type and Tour of Duty countdown calendar on his cover, with “California”across front. (photo by David Duncan Douglas)
Richard Flaherty (far right) at 4'9", he was the shortest man to serve in the Vietnam war. He was a captain in the 101st airborne division, he was noted for bravery and got a silver star, 2 purple hearts and bronze stars. taken in 1968.
"The bare-chested man in front of the occupiers tank" by Ladislav Bielik. The photo was taken in Bratislava during the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968
People's corpses after the My Lai massacre, My Lai village, Vietnam, 1968
American soldier misses his girlfriend so much his helmet band filled with her photographs, near Cu Chi, South Vietnam, May 1968.
American soldiers waterboarding a captured north Vietnamese soldier near Da nang. 1968.
Robert F. Kennedy riding a roller coaster with his children. He is accompanied by his friend John Glenn along with his children, Disneyland, 1968
American Marines enjoying a can of fruit cocktail during a lull in the fighting. Vietnam war, Khe Sahn, 21 February 1968.
Following a hard day, a few members of Company "A," 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, gather around a guitar player and sing a few songs. January 18, 1968. (Original color photo)
Cast and crew of the iconic horror film Night of the Living Dead, 1968 .
Teenage soldier, Saigon, South Vietnam, 1968
VIETNAM. Called a "little tiger" for killing two "Vietcong women cadre" - his mother and teacher, it was rumored. 1968. Photo - Philip Jones Griffiths
"De Gaulle is not alone" - Three-hundred thousand Parisians protesting in support of President Charles de Gaulle during the May 1968 unrest. Champs-Élysées, Paris
A young Soviet soldier in recently occupied Prague, visibly embarrassed by his part in the violent dispersal of Czechoslovakian Protestants , 1968.
Coretta Scott King (1927-2006) comforting their 5-year-old daughter, Bernice, at the funeral of her husband and American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who had been fatally shot. Atlanta, Georgia, United States on 9th April, 1968. Photo taken by Moneta Sleet Jr. .
Shell Shocked U.S. marine waiting to be evacuated from the battle zone during the Têt offensive, Hué, Vietnam, February 1968 - by Don McCullin
"Czech Nurses with prams blocking column of the Soviet Tanks" (during Soviet led invasion of Czechoslovakia), Czechoslovakia, Ostrava, 21 August 1968
Students participate in a prayer for Martin Luther King Jr. at the Julia Ward Howe School in Boston on April 5, 1968.
Nguyen Thi Tron, whose leg was amputated after helicopter fire, learning to walk after being fitted with an artificial limb. Photo by Larry Burrows. South Vietnam. 1968
The youngest war photographer ever: Lỗ Mạnh Hùng, a 12-year-old war photographer, Vietnam war, 1968
Soldier stands besides his M60 machine gun, which is mounted on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to deter rioters from entering the building during the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination riots in Washington D.C. (April 1968)
Infantry and tank of the US Marines in street combat in the former imperial city of Hue, South Vietnam, February 13, 1968.
Corporal James E. Mull, 21 (Rushville, Indiana) listens intently as the Presidential election returns are broadcast over Armed Forces Radio, Vietnam. November, 1968.
This is Landing Zone Charlie Brown, Ten miles southeast of Duc Pho, Near American built port Sa Huynh Vietnam, 1968.
Yale cheerleaders Greg Parker and Bill Brown give the Black Power salute during the National Anthem starting the Yale-Dartmouth football game in the Yale Bowl, November 2, 1968.
The first photograph of Earthrise, taken by astronaut William Anders during Apollo 8. 24 December 1968
August 24, 1968: French nuclear test "Canopus", the first time France tested an H-bomb (2.6 Mt=200x Hiroshima bomb), on the Fangataufa atoll in French Polynesia.
Australian (New Zealand-born) war correspondent, Kate Webb, during the Vietnam War, 1968.
Antiwar demonstrators protest outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Shirtless protester Frank C. Plada later died while serving the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Photo by Perry Riddle.
Columbia student flashes the peace sign after being beaten by riot police at an antiwar demonstration, April 1968
American prisoner of war Loren Harvey Torkelson butchering a turkey for Christmas 1968 in Vietnam
In August 1968, Mao Zedong received a delegation from Pakistan, he was presented with a basket of mangoes.He ordered that the fruits be presented to the workers. The mangoes were quickly became the focus of cult admiration.
The last registered duel in Argentine history between Admiral Benigno Varela (in white pants) and the journalist Yoliván Biglieri, 1968.
August 11, 1968 - The Atlanta Braves signed famed Negro League pitcher Satchel Paige to a contract. At the time, Paige was in his 60s, but the Braves took the action so Paige could qualify for a Major League Baseball pension.
Hippie dad and his daughter in Amsterdam 1968.
April 4, 1968 - Stunned, silent members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference sit in Dr. Martin Luther King's room at the Lorraine Motel after his assassination.
Queen Elizabeth meeting Pelé in Rio de Janeiro after a soccer match, during her first and only trip to Brazil, in 1968.
Tourists Taking Photographs, South Africa, 1968.
„Watch out for Russian killers - they steal watches and radios” Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia (1968)
Andy Warhol being carried to an ambulance unconscious after being shot by Valerie Solanas, in an assassination attempt on June 3, 1968 (1022×667)
A U.S. Marine using an enemy Chinese Type 56 Kalashnikov in Hue City, Vietnam during the Tet Offensive in 1968.
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