Soldiers and militia members working on the rain-drenched Ho Chi Minh trail to allow North Vietnams Russian T-54 tanks to make their way to the battlefront south of the liberated zone. 1972. (manhhai Flickr)
WWII: Flying ambulance - At the Japanese Yontan air field on Okinawa wounded Marines are loaded into a hospital transport plane for evacuation to rear base hospitals. This strip was captured on the first day of the assault and was put to use for American planes shortly thereafter.
The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III. - Shalmaneser ruled ancient Assyria around 850 BC. One of the carved images reveals Jehu, the king of Israel bowing before the powerful monarch with his face to the ground. It is the same Jehu that is mentioned in the Bible.