Month: September 2015

Vladimir Lenin’s last photo. He had had three strokes at this point and was completely mute, 1923

This last photo shows Lenin in a wheelchair after suffering three stokes in the previous two years. By the end he was paralyzed and completely mute. Beside [...]

The speech where Adolf Hitler declared war on the USA, 1941

On December 11, 1941, several days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the United States declaration of war against the Japanese Empire, Nazi [...]

West Berlin policemen and East German soldiers face each other after a young girl made it across the border, 1955

Try to understand how absurd the situation in this photo is. These grown men literally about to kill each other over a girl who just ran across a white [...]