The new China first aluminum smelter Factory

After the liberation of Shenyang by the end of 1948, Wang Shoudao, Chen Yu, Lv Dong and other comrades led the formation of the Ministry of industry in the northeast. Northeast Ministry of industry after the establishment of the first task, is to receive the factory, to resume production. The western city of Fushun had a factory, named Manchuria light [...]

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US soldiers pose with the bodies of Moro insurgents, Philippines, 1906

On March 7, 1906, US troops under the command of Major General Leonard Wood massacred as many as 1,000 Filipino Muslims, known as Moros, who were taking refuge at Bud [...]

American airman Dewey Wayne Waddell, held prisoner in Vietnam, 1967

Downed US airman Dewey Waddell was taken captive by Vietnamese communist fighters in 1967, and he was released in 1973. The photo, taken by GDR war correspondent Thomas [...]

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 and children, and [...]

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 school's [...]

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 in modern China. [...]

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 Union. "Her name was [...]

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 occasion of 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 Surratt. Their [...]

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 was established [...]