East German soldier helps a little boy over the wall who had been separated from his family at the beginning of construction. The soldier was punished. It is unknown how.

East German soldier helps a little boy over the wall who had been separated from his family at the beginning of construction. The soldier was punished. It is unknown how.

Two million people gathered in Times Square NYC to celebrate the end of World War II. May 08, 1945.

Two million people gathered in Times Square NYC to celebrate the end of World War II. May 08, 1945.

Robert Cornelius 1839 portrait - The Dutch-born US chemist was a pioneer in the daguerreian light process which created one-off photographs that were like portrait paintings as the sitter had to remain still for long periods of time. This photograph Cornelius took of himself with his arms crossed is widely regarded as one of the oldest examples of photographic portraits. It's also a self-portrait or as we know them today, a selfie.

Robert Cornelius 1839 portrait - The Dutch-born US chemist was a pioneer in the daguerreian light process which created one-off photographs that were like portrait paintings as the sitter had to remain still for long periods of time. This photograph Cornelius took of himself with his arms crossed is widely regarded as one of the oldest examples of photographic portraits. It's also a self-portrait or as we know them today, a selfie.

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