A look at some of the world's most heartwrenching sites of death that serve as poignant reminders never to forget.
ChernobylThe Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. On April 26, 1986, an explosion and fire at the plant released massive quantities of radioactive material into the air. Hundreds of thousands of people fled their homes, and the nearby town of Pripyat remains an eerie ghost town to this day. 960 1280
Arlington National CemeteryEndless rows of military graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Veterans and military casualties from each of America's wars are interred at the cemetery, from the American Revolutionary War to the current conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. 960 1280
Flame of Hiroshima and NagasakiThe Flame of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the Ueno Toshogu Shrine in Ueno Park, Tokyo. Hundreds of thousands of people were killed when the US dropped atomic bombs on the 2 cities in August 1945. The flame will burn until all nuclear weapons are abolished. 960 1280
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (Washington, DC)President Clinton touches the statue of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's dog, Fala, as he and first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, view the FDR memorial. The memorial places Roosevelt, the country's 32nd president, alongside giants of U.S. history, Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson with monuments in the heart of the capital. 960 1280
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (Simi Valley, CA)Nancy Reagan touches the grave marker of her husband, Ronald Reagan, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, CA, on June 5, 2005, the one-year anniversary of his death. 960 1280
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (Boston, MA)The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, dedicated in 1979, is located on Columbia Point in Boston, Massachusetts. The building is the official repository for the original papers and correspondence of the Kennedy Administration. 960 1280
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