There are images that immediately come to mind if someone mentions them. For instance, the image of the man being shot in the head during the Vietnam War, or the girl running naked down the road (also in Vietnam) after being burned by a napalm bomb. I dont want to use the word iconic, but they are well-known, and very emotive images. The Vietnam War was like no other, and these images helpedto show the devastation.
An image of an event, or a place, can createa lot more connection than... more