Roman Vishniac,Paris, 1935
The Reichstag building in the morning after the fire, Berlin, Germany, 28 Feb 1933
Plato (left) and Aristotle (right), a detail of The School of Athens, a fresco by Raphael. Aristotle gestures to the earth, representing his belief in knowledge through empirical observation and experience, while holding a copy of his Nicomachean Ethics in his hand. Plato holds his Timaeus and gestures to the heavens, representing his belief in The Forms
Roy’s View - Lake Wanaka, Mount Aspiring National Park (New Zealand) by Nathan Kaso
Gregory Berman discovers the bodies of his wife and children, Bagerovsky anti-tank ditch near Kerch, ca.1941-42
Unpublished: An American Marine readies to land on Guadalcanal during the five-month struggle for the island between late 1942 and early 1943. Three thousand miles south of Tokyo, Guadalcanal was a major shipping point for military supplies. The Allied victory there in February, 1943, marked a major turning point in the war after a string of Japanese victories in the Pacific.
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An SS infantry section takes a break by the side of a road. The soldier in the foreground is wearing the 1943 or 1944 herringbone twill camouflage uniform in the “pea” pattern. Canvas gaiters with leather straps cover the tops of his ankle boots. He appears fully equipped with bayonet, entrenching shovel, canteen. bread bag, gas mask canister, rness kit, and Kar 98 rifle. The soldier in the middle sports an oak leaf pattern camouflage smock and field gray wool trousers. He is also carrying a box of extra ammo.