An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch
trench system in France. 
British trenches are situated 
on the left of the photo, 
and German trenches on the right – 
in the middle of the two is no man’s land. 
July 22, 1917
13 June 1944: An English brewery
donates a sizable amount of fresh beer
for the troops fighting in Normandy 
and a unique delivery method is created, 
strapping kegs to the underwings of Spitfires 
being shipped to forward airfields. 
Flying at 12 000 feet chills the brew to perfection
US Government mockups of how 
Hitler could have disguised himself
A man having his nose measured 
during Aryan race determination tests, 1940
The last Jew in Vinnitsa, 1941
Wedding rings from WW II concentration camps. 
Each pair of rings represents a family, 
a marriage, a couple. 1945
Allied soldiers mock Hitler
atop his balcony at the Reich Chancellery
The end of WWII is celebrated in 
Moscow’s Red Square. 
May 9, 1945
Leonard Siffleet, captured Australian commando 
who fought in WWII, 
moments prior to being beheaded 
by a member of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
The morning after a long night 
awaiting a Viet Cong ambush that never came
40 miles East of Saigon, Vietnam, 

 The Titanic in dry dock 1912

Carl Akeley posed with the leopard 
he killed with his bare hands 
after it attacked him, 1896
A beggar running alongside 
King George V's coach. England, c. 1920
Animal Tamer Captain Jack Bonavita 
sitting down with some of his cats, ~1870s
The Muffin man in 1910 London
The smallest shop in London – 
a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square metre shoe store, 1900
 Testing football helmets in 1912
A man trying to sell his car after losing all in the Great Crash of 1929
1865: Hanging hooded bodies of
the four Lincoln assassination conspirators
Loggers in California with the felled 
giant ‘Mark Twain redwood’, 1892


A shot from atop Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning 
during game 7 of the 1960 World Series. 
The Pirates defeated the Yankees with a walk off 
home run by Bill Mazeroski. 
Photo was taken moments after the home run.
Iranian woman in the era 
before the Islamic revolution 
by Ayatollah Khomeini. 
Iran, 1960
NASA before Powerpoint
ISS Path with Moon in background.

click for full size