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yesterdaysprint: “ Mary Lou Miner suns herself atop a new West Los Angeles bomb shelter at 10333 Santa Monica Boulevard, April 1951 ”

Steal a Pencil for Me...on Netflix. A Holocaust Survival Film

Jack Ina Polak sparked a love affair while in the same concentration camp, exchanging love letters over the course of being held captive. They married after being liberated, and have stayed together over 60 years. the-holocaust

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How the 'War of the Worlds' on the Radio Caused a Panic: American actor, producer, and director Orson Welles speaks into a microphone during a broadcast of his CBS radio program, 'First Person Singular'. Welles wears headphones and holds a pipe.

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The good people at Awkward Family Photos have now gathered together a hilarious new collection that shows the family vacation at its very best.

General store in Gordonton, North Carolina. Photographed by Dorothea Lange in July, 1939

Country store on dirt road, Sunday afternoon. Gordonton, North Carolina, By Dorothea Lange This photo really warms me and makes me wish I was there.

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo France and helps him into a half-track. The German was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944.

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The Nazi was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June I love America!

Photographers record blast from air-dropped atomic bomb at Yucca Flats, Nevada.  March 31, 1953

Photographers record the blast from an air-dropped atomic bomb at Yucca Flats, Nevada. March 31, 1953. [635x738]

collective-history: “ Photographers record the blast from an air-dropped atomic bomb at Yucca Flats, Nevada.

Enigma Machine - Enigma Machine    During World War II, the Germans used the Enigma, a cipher machine, to develop nearly unbreakable codes for sending messages. The Enigma's settings offered 150,000,000,000,000,000,000 possible solutions, yet the Allies were eventually able to crack its code. By end of the war, 10 percent of all German Enigma communications were decoded at Bletchley Park, in England, on the world’s first electromagnetic computers.

The World War Two Enigma machine used by German military and intelligence services to create what they thought were unbreakable messages

C'era un tempo in cui servivano le istruzioni per usare un telefono..

"There used to be such a thing as Phone Etiquette." This is too funny - "and remember, don't talk on, and on and on!

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