Can words be racist? Kinda!
Can words be racist? Kinda!
During WWII, Peter Miller’s grandparents exchanged 350 letters over the course of four years. His album Picture (Portrait) chronicles their story.
Police have asked anyone with information to come forward.
All photos were taken on June 6, 1944.
From as early as 1916, the ladies have been gettin’ it done.
Massive celebrations are taking place across Russia on Friday to commemorate victory in World War II. After the Soviet era, May 9 wasn’t always such a big deal — until Russian President Vladimir Putin brought it back.
What’s right with America.
Talk about turning lemons into lemonade, amirite?
Yes that’s right, walking to work IS just like the destruction of London by bombs.
Robina Asti shares her extraordinary love story and her fight to receive survivor benefits after losing the love of her life.
Next time you see a pigeon, thank it for its service.
RIP, Harold Jellicoe Percival.
Apparently the biggest danger facing soldiers wasn’t on the battlefield, but rather in the bedroom.
Here’s a series showing the faces of people in Times Square as they take in the news.
The hard working kitties did a purr-fect job in serving their country.
These wonderful photos will transport you to beautiful pre-war Paris.
Plus the revenge of Hollywood’s over-40 actresses, Thor trying Prancercise, and haunting photos from the ruins of Normandy.
This hidden space was used by local journalists to print underground newspapers. (via reddit.com)
In the ’40s, Disney produced animated shorts instructing Americans on everything from menstruation to Hitler’s horribleness to why “teachers are people.”
These beautiful images were taken by photographers working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information. [Ed. note — We’ve seen photos like this before, but it never hurts to take another look.] (via visualnews.com)
Our boys had five enemies: Hitler, Tojo, Mussolini, Syphilis, and Gonorrhea.
There’s no crying in baseball – but there’s a whole lot of yelling, smiling, posing, and playing hard. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was a women’s baseball league founded founded in 1943 in order to keep public interest in baseball alive while the able-bodied male athletes were fighting the war abroad.
On purpose. Bomb experts were unable to diffuse the warhead and were forced to perform a controlled explosion.
While you’re enjoying your day off, take a moment of silence for everyone who has given their lives for others. Happy Memorial Day.
“Victory Day” which is next Wednesday.
But was the rum gone? It turns out a nation-wide hangover was small price to pay for peace in Europe.
Madame Tussad’s strikes again. The famous house of wax created an extremely life-like replica of Miss Frank that is now on display in room she once hid in.
The mystery of an iconic American photograph has been solved. It turns out the picture, used to symbolize American response to the Pearl Harbor attacks, was not even taken on that occasion.
An iconic American photograph in the making. Part of a remembrance gallery in honor of the 70th anniversary of the attacks, this snapshot of female firefighters has captured our imaginations.
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, here are some stunning images of the event that brought the United States into World War II. And allow us to use the occasion to thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice.