"End of the Line" General Palmer comentó. La rendición de la 19a Ejército. ¡El fin! Con la capitulación final de Alemania a los aliados, los soldados alemanes que tienen armas de calibre de más de cinco años en contra de casi toda Europa y los EE.UU., renuncien a sus rifles a sus conquistadores estadounidenses cerca de Landeck, Austria. Parecen felices de que todo ha terminado. Granadas de mano y otros equipos se pueden parecen amontonados más allá de los fusiles.
Taken at the height of World War Two and after Adolf Hitler had taken Paris, this picture depicts Hitler surveying his conquest with his various cronies and became one of the most iconic photos of the 1940s and World War 2.
Hedy Lamarr , mathematician and actress. Inventor of frequency hopping spectrum still used for bluetooth and wifi technology.
This is a subject that has long been seen through a feminist prism, almost as a forced emancipation of women, who emerged from the war empowered, self-confident and independent. In Germany, indeed, it became known as the Stunde der Frauen (Hour of the Women) and its most visible symbols were the lines of women who cleared the rubble from the bombed-out city streets.
door gunner on huey chopper in vietnam war, a very dangerous job 1965
War and Conflict, World War Two, pic: 1939, A British 'Tommy' off to war carrying a luck mascot ATS, doll (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)
The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?
narcissusskisses: Marine lance corporal James C. Farley crying in office over death of fellow soldiers during Vietnam War, Vietnam, March 31, 1965
June 7th 1954: Alan Turing dies On this day in 1954, the British mathematician and scientist Alan Turing died. Turing is considered the father of computer science and artificial intelligence with his invention of the ‘Turing machine’ - a precursor to the modern computer. He was also a crucial part of England’s code breaking team at Bletchley Park during World War Two, developing ways to interpret German messages from the Enigma machine. The work of Turing and his fellow code breakers was a…