French leader Charles de Gaulle in London after the French armistice with Germany. De Gaulle refused to accept the armistice and led the Free France resistance movement. London, Great Britain, June 25, 1940. — National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md
14th July 1943: Despite the war, French people in London celebrate France's Bastille Day by dancing in the streets. They are commemorating the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris on July 14th 1789, during the French Revolution. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1493 - Street Dancing For France's July 14th - pub. 1943 (Photo by Leonard McCombe/Picture Post/Getty Images)
Ainu woman with traditional lip tattoo. Ainu are indigenous people of Japan. The lip tattoo is a female tradition, passed down from mother to daughter. The techniques involved include cutting the lip with special knives then taking the ash that collects in the hearth for the colouration, giving off a distinct, dark blue shade. It begins at a young age, with a semi-circle on the upper lip.