Zanzibar, 1947. An exhausted nanny poses with her young charge, named Farrokh Bulsara. A quarter of a century later, he would adopt the pseudonym of Freddie Mercury. [650x685]
Alexey Pajitnov — Soviet programmer, the inventor of the game "Tetris", 1980s [604x390]
Aili Jõgi, an Estonian schoolgirl who on the night of 8 May 1946, together with her school friend Ageeda Paavel, blew up a Soviet War monument in the Estonian capital of Tallinn.[651x411]
1941. A soldier of the British Army stands guard while civilians are separated by a barbed wire fence on a beach in England during World War II. Colorized. [1080x941]
The funeral of Josip Broz Tito (President of Yugoslavia) at the Yugoslav parliament in Belgrade on May 8, 1980. (3536x2384)
A corset shop in Paris France in 1912 [1074x1324]
Freight train operations on the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad between Chicago and Clinton, Iowa. 1943 [3133 x 3286] [Colorized]
An Israeli soldier takes aim as a Palestinian woman prepares to throw a rock at him during a demonstration on Feb. 29, 1988, in Palestine [1782 x 1650].
Hiroo Onoda walks out of the jungle on Lubang Island after agreeing to surrender 29 years after the end of World War II, March 11, 1974 [1118 x 1600]
[Colorized] Frida Kahlo (Senora Diego Rivera) standing next to an agave plant, during a photo shoot for Vogue magazine, "Senoras of Mexico", 1937 [5421x5319]
V-E Day celebrations in Paris as seen from atop the Arc de Triomphe. May 8, 1945 [1080x777]
Man feeding a polar bear, Russia late 1970s [400 x 300]
Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) women at a 3.7-inch anti-aircraft gun site at Wormwood Scrubs in London, 22 October 1941 [2398 x 1772]
The Eiffel Tower half built in 1888. [1400x1050]
Examining two 11 inch and two 5.9 inch fired by the German battlecruisers, 'Seydlitz' and 'Moltke' and the armoured cruiser, 'Blucher', at the town of Hartlepool, England. Dec. 16 1914. [1301 x 975].
Larry Philips, the North Hollywood gunman, targets the first units of the Los Angeles Police Department after a failed bank robbery. North Hollywood, Feb. 28, 1997 [1224x637].
Two Boy Scouts caught swimming illegally near Point Edward. Ontario, Canada, 1911 - By John Boyd. [874x1215]
American soliders in the dense jungles of New Guinea, 1942 [1600 x 1157]
Bosnian volunteers pose outside of Sarajevo. 17th August, 1993. (2728x3424)