PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet in secret with a local German girl he had fallen in love with.
An East German soldier ignores orders to let no one pass and helps a boy, who was found on the opposite side from his family, cross the newly formed 'Berlin Wall'- 1961
An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through
Raras fotografias antiguas de circo [Megapost]
The Duchess of Lightning diving with Sonora. The Duchess was a diving horse that traveled the country during the WILD HEARTS CANT BE BROKEN. My all time favorite movie.
The Eiffel Tower under construction, July 1888
Central Park, New York - circa 1900 from the anonymous photograph collection of Robert Flynn Johnson
Auschwitz/Birkenau Concentration camps - Auschwitz was a Nazi concentration & extermination camp and over million people died here. It's possible to visit two parts of the camp: Auschwitz and Birkenau.
The Fall of the Berlin Wall ~ Berlin, Germany. Traffic jam near the Brandenburg Gate as thousands of East Germans move into West Berlin on the first Saturday after the fall of the Berlin Wall, November
Wait for me, Daddy
"Wait for me Daddy" by Claude P. Dettloff - October 1 A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father.
Claus von Stauffenberg, who was behind the 1944 plot to kill Hitler. He was executed and deemed a traitor until later years when Germans build a memorial to him and the others behind the attempt to save Germany from the annihilation under Hitler.
Oskar Schindler, credited with saving the lives of 1098 Jews during the WWII. His grave in the Catholic cemetery on the southern slope of Mount Zion is visited by Jews, Christians and people of no religious faith