German Prisoners of War Packed into the Nonant le Pin Prisoner Camp

Thousands of German prisoners of war at Nonant le Pin POW camp after the Falaise Pocket battles in which over 30,000 Germans were captured. The Germans were captured following the Falaise Pocket battle in August 1944, with...

 

35 Most Elite Special Forces Around The World

Pity the fools who get on the wrong side of these elite fighters.

 

The Wild American West in pictures (1860s)

After covering the United States Civil War, photographer Timothy O’Sullivan went to an expedition organized by the federal government to help document the new frontiers in the American West. O’Sullivan’s job was...

 

Anniversary Gifts Not To Give To Your Wife

Celebrating every wedding anniversary allows you to enjoy each other’s company and look to the years ahead. At the same time it’s a chance to look back at the past and laugh about some of things at the time you thought...

 

10 Interesting Features of Japanese Education System that Made Them the Envy of the World

We associate words like intelligence, politeness, and strong health when we talk about the Japanese people. But what really makes the Japanese people so distinctive and different from the rest of us? We may have a very interesting...

 

A family during the Great Madras Famine in India (1876)

The Great Madras Famine of 1876–1878 affected a major part of south India. It caused distress to a population totaling 58,500,000, and eventually took the lives of an estimated 5.5 million women, men and children. A root...

 
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