Thought for the day

"One good thing about being a Muslim woman is you never have to worry about having a bad hair day!" -- Claire Rivero
"And what sort of lives do these people, who pose as being moral, lead themselves? My dear fellow, you forget that we are in the native land of the hypocrite." -- Oscar Wilde
"Heaven is purpose and principle. Purgatory is paper and procedure. Hell is rules and regulation." -- Dee Hock

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The photos displayed here are taken by Hugo Jagger, Adolf Hitler's former personal photographer. He came to power and traveled with Hitler during World War II.

He was one of the few photographers who were using color photography techniques at the time. When the war was ending in 1945, Jagger hid the photographs in a leather suitcase. He then faced US troops, raising fears of possible arrest and prosecution for carrying so many images of such a wanted man.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:23

Many Americans first encountered the phrase "The American Way" on giant billboards that had spread to hundreds of American cities and towns by 1938.

While shopping for groceries, going to work, or entering an empty stretch of highway, they're suddenly struck by a giant tableau of a cheerful American family greeting Dad at the end of the workday, or a family gathering. Were taking a Sunday drive with the dog.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:17

This photo was taken by Dorothea Lange in 1936, while employed by the US government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) program, which was formed to raise awareness of and support poor farmers during the Great Depression.

In Nipomo, California, Lang came with Florence Owens Thompson and her children to a camp full of farm workers whose livelihoods had been devastated by the failure of pea crops.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:10

The Falling Soldier became famous for the way it captures with terrifying urgency, the moment a bullet fatally strikes a Spanish loyalist militiaman; Later, it became famous for allegations that the picture was "fake", or at least staged (although this was common practice at the time).

The soldier is falling backwards due to a fatal bullet in the head. He is wearing civilian-looking clothing but a leather cartridge belt, and his rifle is slipping through his right hand. This photo was taken by Hungarian Jewish photographer Robert Capa. From 1936 to 1939, Capa worked in Spain, photographing the Spanish Civil War.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:04

Assassin's bullets ended the life of a man who earned a reputation for making bold decisions in foreign affairs, a reputation based on his decision in 1977 to travel to make peace at the camp of the enemy of Egypt, Israel Was.

President Sadat was the first Arab leader to recognize the State of Israel since its creation in 1948. In September 1978, he met Israel's Prime Minister Menachem Begin in the United States, where they negotiated a peace deal and a peace treaty in 1979.

Posted on: Oct 01 15:00

These street photos of the City of a Thousand Towers show the rapid growth and transformation of Old Cairo at the turn of the 20th century.

Cairo was founded by the Fatimid dynasty in AD 969, but the city's history goes beyond that. There was an important ancient religious center in On (modern Heliopolis).

Posted on: Oct 01 14:57

Mummy drawings have been found throughout Egypt, but are most common in the Faiyum Basin, particularly from Hvara in the Faiyum Basin and the Hadrianic Roman city of Antinopolis.

"Faume Portraits" is usually used as a stylistic, rather than a geographical, description. While the cases of the painted Cartonese mummy date back to the Pharaonic period.

Posted on: Oct 01 14:50

During the Victorian era of the 1800s, Napoleon's conquest of Egypt opened the doors of Egyptian history to Europeans. At the time, mummies were not given the respect they deserved from the European aristocracy and, in fact, mummies could be bought (as shown in the picture) from street vendors as main events for parties and social gatherings. used as. In the 18th century.

Posted on: Oct 01 14:42

Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday said "communities of color" have to be prioritized for disaster relief funds to advance "equity" and suggested white people were to blame for hurricanes because they're the main drivers of climate change.

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Posted on: Sep 30 17:12

This interesting photo, taken in 1919, shows New York Central Railroad employees at a celebration at Victory Way, showing a pyramid of recovered German helmets in front of Grand Central Terminal. At the end of the war there were over 12,000 German Pickelhausen on the pyramid, shipped from warehouses in Germany.

Victory Way was established on Park Avenue to raise funds for the 5th War Loan, and a pyramid of 12,000 helmets was built at each end, along with other German war equipment. There is a hollow supporting structure under the helmet.

Posted on: Sep 30 16:00

A British soldier with a bandage over his head smiles as he shows his helmet to the cameraman and blows the big hole straight out of it. His smile says it all.

The main reason for wearing helmets at that time was not protection from bullets, but protection from shrapnel from artillery explosions. The original caption read: "Saved by Shrapnel Helmet. While being taken to the hospital with a bandage at the field dressing station, this soldier shows the helmet which saved his life.

Posted on: Sep 30 15:57

In May 1915, Italy attacked Austria-Hungary on the banks of the Isonzo River and Trentino, hoping to conquer the region it considered truly Italian. Unlike large-scale battles, this battle was dictated by the landscape of a large mountain range.

Due to the challenging terrain, both countries had to rely on innovative methods of warfare and outstanding acts of bravery. The alpine landscape was incredibly challenging: the mountain peaks in the battle zone were 2000 meters above sea level, with some slopes up to 80 degrees.

Posted on: Sep 30 15:49

It looks like a thousand-yard ledge, it looks like there's nothing there. The rank insignia indicates that he is an Austrian-Hungarian soldier, not a German, that he is a lance corporal.

In case you're wondering, they had mounting lugs for air vents on the side of the Stahlheim helmet and an extra armor plate for nervous soldiers. Some soldiers used these sternpanzer plates and the lugs were removed from later helmets.

 

Posted on: Sep 30 15:31

According to news reports at the time, Simon Paris (also known as Ali Mahmud) was born in either the Congo or Senegal and came to Hungary when he was a little boy. Originally he was a servant of a Turkish man living in Budapest.

After the death of his mentor, he worked as a porter in a cinema in Nagyvard (now Ordea) and spoke fluent Hungarian, which was reportedly very adept at using colored insults. While certainly a curiosity in early 20th century Hungary, he was clearly liked for his good humor in the city and he was also very patriotic and proud of Hungary.

Posted on: Sep 30 15:28

Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced the "Satanic" West giving children sex change operations during his speech formally annexing four Ukrainian territories into Russia.

Posted on: Sep 30 13:32