How Iranian Women Dressed in 1960s and 1970s When Hijab Was Not Yet in Force

During those years, Iranian women were emancipated but kept their Iranian identity. The look was stylish and elegant without being vulgar. Skirts were long and full showing as little skin as possible. There was a good balance...

 

Rare artefact from Vasil Bojkov Collection: Bell-Situla with running relief figures of a Greek and an Amazon

Bell-shaped situlae are one of the most common vessels in Greek and the areas around. Despite their commonness though, there are particular things that make some of those vessels a little bit less common compared to the rest....

 

The Tunnel Rats Soldiers Of The Vietnam War

These fearless combat engineers descended into the complex Viet Cong tunnels to gather info and disarm bombs — often at the cost of their own lives. For a soldier during the Vietnam War, one of the most dangerous of obstacles...

 

Young Woman Writing a Thank You Note to Her Boyfriend for the Skull of Japanese Soldier He Sent

A young woman from Arizona writing her Navy boyfriend a thank-you note for the Jap skull he sent her (May 22, 1944) Photo credit: Ralph Crane | LIFE magazine’s “Picture of the Week” A rare and disturbing photo, so much...

 

German Troops Rescuing a French Soldier from Sinking in a Mud Hole

Germans helping a French wounded soldier (1916) Picture taken during the Battle of Verdun, one of the most deadliest battles of the Great War. The concentration of so much fighting in such a small area devastated the land,...

 

Matthäus Hetzenauer, Austrian sniper in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany with 345 Confirmed Kills

Matthäus Hetzenauer, Austrian sniper with 345 confirmed kills, 1944. Hetzenauer (1924–2004) was an Austrian sniper in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany. He served in the 3rd Mountain Division on the Eastern Front of World...

 
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