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October 29th, 1929 the last day of the stock market crash that would become known as Black Tuesday

 

 

Newly engaged John F. Kennedy & Jacqueline Bouvier – Cape Cod, July 4th 1953

 

June 6th, 1944: Into the Jaws of Death

 

Crow Native Americans watching the rodeo at Crow fair in Montana, 1941

 

The tallest (Cornelius Bruns), shortest and fattest (Cannon Colossus) man of Europe playing a game of cards, 1913

 

Unpacking Mona Lisa at the end of World War II in 1945

 

Eunice Hancock, a 21-year-old woman, operates a compressed-air grinder in a Midwest aircraft plant during World War II. August 1942

 

Albert Einstein, 1930

 

The liberation of Bergen-Belsen, April 1945

 

Paratroopers of Easy Company (Band of Brothers), at Berghof (Adolf Hitler’s home in the Bavarian Alps), 1945.

 

An unidentified American soldier, shot dead by a German sniper, clutches his rifle and hand grenade, March 1945, Coblenz, Germany.

 

A soldier of the 1st US Army, among debris inside the Monument to the Battle of the Nations in Leipzig, Germany April 1945.

 

A US soldier stands amid crates and stacks of loot stored by Nazi Germany in Schlosskirche (Castle Church), Bavaria, 1945

 

Queen Victoria and her family, including King Edward VII, Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarina Alexandra, Kaiser Wilhelm II and Empress Frederick at a wedding in Coburg, Germany, 1894

At the time of WW1, the King of Britain, Russia, and Germany were all first cousins. When asked about WW1, Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany sarcastically remarked, “If my grandmother [Queen Victoria] had been alive, she would never have allowed it.”

 

“Giraffe women” looking at a guard, posted at St. James’ Palace 16th century main gate, during their visit in London, 1935

 

A Prussian Landwehrmann tanning rat skins in a dugout, WWI

 

Eureka Colorado, ca 1900

 

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s address on the 50th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty. October 28, 1936

 

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