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Place Year
Description
721 James_Nachtwey_Tamil_guerillas_being_train_786.jpg
James Nachtwey

1986
Tamil guerillas being trained. Sri Lanka is the scene of a bitter struggle between the Sinhalese, the major ethnic group, and the Tamil minority.

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Gerard Rancinan

1986
The aerial acrobatics of superstar Michel Platini (France) in the match against Hungary during the World Cup.

723 Yen_Tsang-Chi_A_team_fights_for_all_it_s__792.jpg
Yen Tsang-Chi

Taipei 1986
A team fights for all it's worth to win the Taiwan Chung-Cheng Cup. A tropical downpour turned the rugby match into a mudbath.

724 Unknown_NASA_photographer_This_photo_was_taken_as_the_3021.jpg
Unknown NASA photographer

1986
This photo was taken as the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed about a minute after lift-off. All seven crew members were killed, including Christa McAuliffe, who was to be the first teacher in space. One of the fastest-spreading news stories ever, it is estimated that 85% of Americans had heard about the accident within one hour.

725 Radek_Sikorski_Suffocated_in_the_cellar_of_803.jpg
Radek Sikorski

Khushk-e-Serwan 1987
Suffocated in the cellar of their home during a bombing by the Soviet trained Afghan Air Force, the bodies of a woman and her two children are huddled together. They were victims of the guerilla war which continued in Afghanistan.

726 Igor_Utkin_Another_Russian_gymnast_in__813.jpg
Igor Utkin

1987
Another Russian gymnast in a long line of champions, photographed at a tournament organized by The Moscow News.

727 John_Davidson_Five-month-old_baby_Edward__821.jpg
John Davidson

Liverpool 1987
Five-month-old baby Edward lies motionless after an open heart operation at the Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital. He was allowed to leave the hospital a week later, but will need further surgery in the future.

728 Valery_Hache_A_hopeless_attempt_to_scare_824.jpg
Valery Hache

St. Maudan, Brittany 1987
A hopeless attempt to scare away a cloud of more than a million starlings. The birds invaded the village every afternoon, until the situation became untenable and they had to be destroyed.

729
Peter J. Jordan

Managua 1987
Children of Managua: a child worker at a coal mine.

730 Lynn_Johnson__To_Be_Whole_Again__documen_847.jpg
Lynn Johnson

1987
To Be Whole Again' documents Peggy McCann's reconstructive breast surgery.

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