Tag: war

Aug 28, 2017

A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

On August 13, 1961, construction workers began tearing up streets and erecting barriers in Berlin. This night marked the beginning of one of history’s most infamous dividing lines: the Berlin Wall

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Dec 20, 2016

A Syrian Restaurant is Posting Before and After Photos of Aleppo and It’s Heartbreaking

A Syrian Restaurant is Posting Before and After Photos of Aleppo and It’s Heartbreaking

40 before and after photos that capture unbelievable destruction the city and its citizens have endured

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Aug 3, 2016

Once a Year the Entire City of Warsaw Stands For a Minute of Silence

Once a Year the Entire City of Warsaw Stands For a Minute of Silence

Every August 1st at 5pm, the people of Warsaw stand in silence to honor the 200,000 lives lost during the Warsaw Uprising of WWII

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Jun 7, 2016

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

“Into the Jaws of Death” is a historic photograph taken on D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Robert F. Sargent of the United States Coast Guard

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Jun 7, 2016

This Then and Now Photo of Omaha Beach, Normandy Gave Me Chills

This Then and Now Photo of Omaha Beach, Normandy Gave Me Chills

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history took place on the coast of Normandy, France

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May 30, 2016

Woman Who Saved 30,000 Children Honored with Inaugural $1M Aurora Prize

Woman Who Saved 30,000 Children Honored with Inaugural $1M Aurora Prize

Marguerite Barankitse saved 30,000 children during the Burundian Civil War and opened a hospital that has treated over 80,00 patients

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May 17, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Military Jeep Neatly Packed in a Crate

Picture of the Day: A Military Jeep Neatly Packed in a Crate

The IKEA version only comes with a single Allen key

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