Month: January 2016

The first man to be slaughtered in the history.

According to the British Daily Mail reported recently in Kenya, archaeologists found 27 bodies of a lagoon remains of Homo sapiens. The 27 remains of men [...]

The soldiers rode out of the city gate

The Sino Japanese War to the failure of the reform efforts suffered a heavy blow, and the scramble for China. And the reform movement ended with the old [...]

In the late Qing Dynasty when the urban and rural customs

The late Qing Dynasty, the late Qing Dynasty, was the beginning of modern Chinese history, and the formation of the semi colonial and semi feudal society [...]

Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan, ca. 1944

Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan, ca. [...]

Love and loss in war and peace

Li Duoli waited more than six decades to pose a question to a girl he had known, and secretly adored, as a lovelorn adolescent in the former Soviet [...]

Revisiting the Pingdingshan Massacre Memorial Hall

The Pingdingshan massacre is the "nine one eight incident", a massacre of innocent civilians for the China of the Japanese invasion of china. On the [...]

Execution of the Lincoln conspirators, 1865

This is a series of photos from 1865 showing the hanging execution of the four Lincoln conspirators: David Herold, Lewis Powell, George Atzerodt and Mary [...]

Australian Aborigines in chains at Wyndham prison, 1902

This picture is taken in the early 1900s at the Wyndham prison. Wyndam is the oldest and northernmost town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. It [...]

King George V and his physically similar cousin Tsar Nicholas II in German military uniforms in Berlin, 1913

This picture was taken during the wedding of the Kaiser’s daughter Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia. The wedding, an extravagant affair, took place on [...]