A destroyed WWII plane, then and now...

A destroyed WWII plane, then and now

A destroyed WWII plane, 1944 and recent. I have my doubts on this one, sixty plus years of salt water and oxygen exposure, pacific typhoons and armchair-level explorers? A location added would've helped the skeptic in me quiet a bit.

Colonel James Stewart leaves Southampton on board the liner “Queen Elizabeth”, bound for home. August 1945.

Colonel James Stewart (aka movie star Jimmy Stewart) leaves Southampton on board the liner “Queen Elizabeth”, bound for home.

by Bill Brandt  The Elephant and Castle station of London Tube during the air raid, 1940. Londoners would use the tube as an air raid shelter if they didn't have one in their garden or one near where they lived.

The Elephant and Castle station of London Tube during the air raid. Londoners would use the tube as an air raid shelter if they didn't have one in their garden or one near where they lived - 1940

JFK in Georgetown in DC

Thirty Spectacular Photos Of John F. Kennedy

A great vintage photo of President John F. Kennedy going for a walk with his daughter, Caroline, who is pushing her Raggedy Ann doll in a doll stroller. (Year unknown - ca.

Russian girls glancing at the advancing German soldiers from behind the window of their hut. Photo taken by a German soldier. Autumn of 1941.

Russian girls glancing at the advancing German soldiers from behind the window of their hut. Photo taken by a German soldier. Autumn of Pin by Paolo Marzioli

German paratrooper smoking pipe. Apparently pipe smoking was very popular among German paratroopers, maybe the pipe, in that context, was seen as a symbol of "relax" and self-confidency for propaganda purposes. Monte Cassino, Italy, January 1944 .

Wounded German Paratrooper Sergeant smoking a Pipe, Monte Cassino, 1944

Richard III finally gets a 'funeral crown' was commissioned by a leading historian who was involved in the archaeological dig that discovered Richard III remains beneath a car park

Richard III finally gets a 'funeral crown'

The century-style crown has white enamelled roses on it as well as rubies and sapphires and is now on show at the Richard III Experience in York.

"Monuments Men: On the Frontline to Save Europe’s Art, 1942–1946." Image: Monuments Men (from left to right) George Stout, Sgt. Travese, Walker Hancock, and Lt. Kovalyak at the excavation of Bernterode. George Clooney plays a character based on Stout in the movie. (Walker Hancock Collection, courtesy of the Monuments Men Foundation.)

Some of the real Monuments Men at Bernterode, Germany (May George Stout (left), Walker Hancock (center right), and Steven Kovalyak (right) during the excavation of Bernterode. The soldier standing between Stout and Hancock is a Sgt.

June 1944: An American military policeman checks his weapon in front of a barbed wire fence and a 'Green Beach Headquarters' sign during the Normandy Invasion, France. (Photo by Anthony Potter Collection/Getty Images)

June An American military policeman checks his weapon in front of a barbed wire fence and a 'Green Beach Headquarters' sign during the Normandy Invasion, France. (Photo by Anthony Potter Collection/Getty Images) World War II Color

That was my brother and I every Saturday morning!    Children in a movie theater, 1958, photo by Wayne Miller  via sinuses

View Children in a movie theater, USA from series The World is Young by Wayne Miller on artnet. Browse more artworks Wayne Miller from Magnum Photos.

This is the News Shop in Hyannis Mass. JFK used to go here with his children and nieces and newphews to buy candy and get some newspapers to read.

This is the News Shop in Hyannis Mass. JFK used to go here with his children and nieces and newphews to buy candy and get some newspapers to read.

A wounded man, lucky enough to be evacuated from Stalingrad has a final smoke with the crew before making the risky flight out.

(Image: Elsner) A wounded German soldier has a smoke with Luftwaffe pilots before being flown to a hospital. A German controlled airfield.

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