A very rare large original photo of the Imperial Family, with guests from the Imperial German Family, at Spala, the Tsar,s hunting lodge, in Poland. Prince Henry of Prussia ( younger brother of Wilhelm II, along with his wife, Princess Irene, sister of The Empress Alexandra .
The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.
Portrait of Empress Maria Alexandrovna, 1857, Franz Xavier Winterhalter
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"Women firefighters douse flames at Pearl Harbor." I love this photo, so intense.