Morning Papers - Newspapers: Week 16 - April 16, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Amazing how some Irish think that because our ancestors hundreds of years ago emigrated to America by request and claimed nothing we should open the doors and allow immigrants to pour into Ireland.
Feckin hell, they destroyed the place, they also acted as you would expect them to do back in Africa.
Looks like it could be an interesting documentary, can you post the full version when available please.
[b]General Charles de Gaulle greeting children amid the ruined city of Lorient, France [/b]
Lorient, France was one of the French cities taken over by Germany, and was notably used for its U-Boat base. This was the case until 1946, when the city was bombed with a number of heavy explosives, destroying Germany’s tactical advantage but also 90% of the city.
The Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer (ENIAC) was devised in 1943 in secret at the University of Pennsylvania. It is noted for the fact that it is the first of its kind, a “general purpose electronic computer” (weighing 30 tons, a lot more than modern ones) meant to help with artillery fire.
[b]Photographer alongside Soviet soldiers in Berlin[/b]
Photographer Yevgeny Khaldei working in the thick of things alongside Soviet soldiers in Berlin. This photo was taken in May of 1945, near the end of World War II.
[b]The ruins of Adolph Hitler’s Berchtesgaden retreat [/b]
The now decimated remains at Berchtesgaden, Germany, which served as Adolf Hitler’s retreat. Keen observers may note the number of craters left in the attack that decimated this land both large and small.
WW1. British mine clearing goat carefully guiding a tank and its crew.
This 1946 photograph shows ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer), the first general purpose electronic computer – a 30-ton machine housed at the University of Pennsylvania.
Many of Germany ‘s captured new and experimental aircraft were displayed in an exhibition as part of London ‘s Thanksgiving week on September 14, 1945. Among the aircraft are a number of jet and rocket propelled planes. Here, a side view of the Heinkel He-162 “Volksjaeger”, propelled by a turbo-jet unit mounted above the fuselage, in Hyde park, in London.
On May 21, Colonel Bird, Commandant of Belsen Camp, gave the order for the last hut at Belsen Concentration Camp to be burned. A rifle salute was fired in honor of the dead, the British flag was run up at the same moment as a flame-thrower set fire to the last hut. A German flag and portrait of Hitler went up in flames inside the hut in June of 1945.
German Wehrmacht General Anton Dostler is tied to a stake before his execution by a firing squad in a stockade in Aversa , Italy , on December 1, 1945. The General, Commander of the 75th Army Corps, was sentenced to death by an United States Military Commission in Rome for having ordered the shooting of 15 unarmed American prisoners of war, in La Spezia, Italy, on March 26, 1944.
A U.S. soldier examines a solid gold statue, part of Hermann Goering’s private loot, found by the 7th U.S. Army in a mountainside cave near Schonau am Konigssee, Germany, on May 25, 1945 The secret cave, the second found to date, also contained stolen priceless paintings from all over Europe.
The interior of the courtroom of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials in 1946 during the Trial of the Major War Criminals, prosecuting 24 government and civilian leaders of Nazi Germany.
Visible here is Hermann Goering, former leader of the Luftwaffe, seated in the box at center right, wearing a gray jacket, headphones, and dark glasses. Next to him sits Rudolf Hess, former Deputy Fuhrer of Germany, then Joachim von Ribbentrop, fo
Sudeten Germans make their way to the railway station in Liberec, in former Czechoslovakia, to be transferred to Germany in this July, 1946 photo. After the end of the war, millions of German nationals and ethnic Germans were forcibly expelled from both territory Germany had annexed, and formerly German lands that were transferred to Poland and the Soviet Union.
Japanese invasions during World War II forced the two sides to put most of their struggles aside to fight a common foreign foe — though they did still fight each other from time to time. After World War II ended, and the Soviet Union pulled out of Manchuria, full scale civil war erupted in China in June of 1946.
General Charles de Gaulle (center) shaking hands with children, two months after the German capitulation inLorient, France , in July of 1945.
[b]Queen Elizabeth Serving[/b]
During World War II Queen Elizabeth served her country. She served as a mechanic as is pictured in this rare photograph of her in uniform leaning against a military vehicle.
[b]American Punches South Vietnamese[/b]
During the evacuation of Saigon in 1975, an American man punched a south Vietnamese man so he could secure a place on one of the last helicopters to leave.
Two mannequins that were used in the atomic bomb tests that were done in Nevada in the 1950s were photographed.
[b]Allied Forces Mock Hitler After WWII[/b]
After World War II Allied solders stood on Hitler’s balcony and made fun of him by holding a finger over their lips as a fake mustache and held their hand up in the air as a mock of the Nazi salute while soldiers below are laughing.
[b]FK, Lyndon Johnson and staff tour the the Missile Annex of Cape Canaveral[/b]
The photo of JFK, Lyndon Johnson and staff touring Cape Canaveral in 1962
The other co-conspirator of the Lincoln assassination was Lewis Payne, a confederate soldier. The same night Lincoln was killed, Lewis Payne went with a knife to attack Secretary of State William H. Seward. This rare photo of Lewis Payne shows him sitting in Federal custody before his execution.
[b]The Tsar Nicholas II Allowing Anastasia to Smoke[/b]
A photograph was taken before the Tsar Nicholas II and Anastasia were forced from their palace home, of the two sitting outside and the Tsar allowing Anastasia a puff on his cigarette. It’s not shown probably because it is of a child smoking, but it is a comical photo since Tsar Nicolas II looks like he is laughing and Anastasia is either
[b]Titanic Survivors Boarding Carpathia[/b]
[b]Helen Keller and Charlie Chaplin[/b]
[b]The Empire State Building’s Beautiful Jumper[/b]
The photograph of Evelyn McHale after she flung herself from the Empire State Building and landed on top of a limousine is disturbing the say the least. It has been called the most beautiful suicide by Ben Cosgrove of Time and Andy Warhol used the photo for an art print titled Suicide. The original photograph was taken by the photography student Robert Wiles. It’s
A composite image taken last October by Johannes Holzer at the Isar river in southern Germany. The image was achieved using two cameras shooting three photos from roughly the same perspective, which were then stitched. To wit:
Saudi prince bought ticket for his 80 hawks.
This particular thread is a treat. Some magnificent pictures here
Uniformed American sailors place leis over the graves of their brothers in arms, in Spring 1942.
An American beach-goer doesn’t want to be mistaken for Japanese when she sunbathes on her days off, so she brings along a Chinese flag.