30th March 2013
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Detail of the gold embroidery on one of Napoleon’s uniforms.
24th January 2013
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Soldiers say their farewells at Pennsylvania Station New York,1943. Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt
22nd December 2012
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German soldier with a cat on his head while wearing a nightshirt, a helmet, boot, armed with a bayonet, and standing in front of a latrine
8th December 2012
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A group of British scientists made a interactive chart showing the bombs that fell on London during the Second World War. On the website or android-app,those interested can see what type of bomb fell where. Images of the 8 month period are also included. The team of Portsmouth University used data from the National Archives for their Bomb Sight Project. Researcher Kate Jones told the BBC she was surprised London had survived the Blitz.
During the Blitz, some 20000 people lost their live.Some 1.400.000 became homeless.
1st December 2012
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Kutno, German-occupied Poland, 1939. (Hugo Jaeger)
28th November 2012
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Japanese refugees after WWII