Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Einstein's desk, a pyramid of helmets and the first A-bomb - some fascinating historical photographs (hat-tip: SDG)

Princeton students after a snowball fight (1893)

106-year old Armenian woman protecting her home with an AK47 (1990)
Einstein's desk the day after he died (1955)
Ernest Hemingway discussing literature in Havana
The Gadget, the first atomic bomb (1945)
Helicopters pushed overboard to allow others to land during fall of Saigon (1975)
B-32 Boeing aircraft factory in Texas (1944)
Russian spy laughs at Death (1939)
Pyramid of helmets from captured German solider, New York (1919)
Samuel Reshevsk, 8, beating chess masters in France (1920)
A liberated Parisian lights Winston Churchill's cigar

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