The valuable stallion Nearco is led from his personal bomb shelter on the Beech House stud farm. England, 1941.
Queen Elizabeth II firing a British L85 battle rifle. Surrey, England,1993.
Looks like a bad day to mow your lawn. Pictured are lineups at a gas station during the 1973 fuel shortage.
Times Square, New York, USA. 1972.
An American soldier at an advanced allied base, with his pet kangaroo. 1942.
Construction of the Statue of Liberty, 1884.
Tearing the Berlin Wall down, 1989.
Einstein’s office at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, photographed on the day of his death, April 18, 1955.
Uftwaffe pilots playing cards during the African campaign, 1942. The plane in the background is a Me-109
Elisabeth “Lilo” Gloeden stands before judges, on trial for being involved in the attempt on Adolf Hitler’s life, 1944.
Germans posing with a French prisoner of war. France, 1940.
US Airfoce pilot watches a napalm strike hit from his cockpit. Vitenam, 1963.
A vending machine that sold already lit cigarettes for a penny. England, 1931.
German soldiers taking a break from fighting as they play with a cute kitten. 1943.
A Grumman X-29 experimental aircraft. It was engineered to test a forward-swept wing, canard control surfaces, and other novel aircraft technologies. The aerodynamic instability of this arrangement increased agility but required the use of computerized fly-by-wire control.
President Richard Nixon trying to figure out how to use chopsticks while visiting in China. 1972.
Babe Ruth shakes hands with U.S. President Warren G. Harding during a game at the Yankees Stadium. April, 1923. Ruth set career records for home runs which totalled at 714!
USS Nautilus visiting New York in 1956. It was the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine.
Soviet soldiers pose with ‘Hitler’s Globe’. Berlin, Germany, 1945.