Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
Desperate: The crew, hauling the James Caird behind them, after their ship the Endurance was broken up. Shackleton and five of his men made the open boat journey to South Georgia Island in the tiny James Caird
A policeman makes sure young evacuees are on the correct train out of London for evacuation, (Press Association). I cant imagine having to make the decision to send my child away during this time without me. How heartbreaking!
Blizzard at Cape Denison, Antarctica Whetter & Close trying to get ice for drinking water from glacier adjacent to the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) winter quarters; photo by Frank Hurley, 1912 via: New South Wales State Libary