Postcard from a Soldier’s Parents Finally Arrives at Their Former Home
A postcard that was mailed nearly 70 years ago from an army medical hospital in Rockford,Illinois has finally arrived at the former upstate New York home of the couple who sent it.
Nazi Art Haul Worth Billions Found in a German Apartment
A treasure trove of stolen Nazi art worth billions and believed to be lost forever was discovered behind tins of rotted food in an apartment in Munich.
WWII Carrier Pigeon’s Message Found in a Chimney During Renovation
While restoring a fireplace in his home in Surrey, England, David Martin discovered a coded message attached to the skeleton of a carrier pigeon.
Lost WWII Battlefield Found Undisturbed
A WWII battlefield complete with the remains of Japanese soldiers was found in the jungles of Papua New Guinea in 2010. Former army captain Brian Freeman found the battlefield about a half mile from the village of Eora Creek, which was believed to be the location of the last major battle in the region between Australia and Japan
Japanese Super Submarine Located Off the Coast of Oahu
Recently, a Japanese mega-submarine missing since 1946 has been spotted off the southwest coast of Oahu, submerged in more than 2,300 feet of water.
Millions in Silver Discovered in a Haul from a WWII Shipwreck
A British merchant ship sunk by the Nazis in 1941 was recently discovered 300 miles off the coast of Ireland at a depth of nearly 3 miles underwater.
Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885
Testing of new bulletproof vests, 1923
Charlie Chaplin at age 27, 1916
Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924
Annette Kellerman promotes women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907. She was arrested for indecency
Baby cages used to ensure that children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building, ca. 1937
The original Ronald McDonald, 1963
Advertisement for Atabrine, anti-malaria drug, in Papua, New Guinea during WWII
Little girl with her doll sitting in the ruins of her bombed home, London, 1940
Unknown soldier in Vietnam, 1965
Measuring bathing suits – if they were too short, women would be fined, 1920′s
Hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, ca. 1964
Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948
Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII
First morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right, 1967
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