Grand Central during World War II
After World War I the Kaiser was kicked out of Germany, the German Empire was dismantled, and a new German republic was formed. The new “Weimer Republic” was certainly in a financial pickle. The government had no gold, then considered the standard of wealth for nations. After four years of war the German treasury had been emptied and replaced with tremendous debts. Continue reading
Seven horses of the Queen’s Household Cavalry lie dead or dying after the IRA detonated a nail bomb while soldiers were riding to Buckingham Palace to take part in the Changing of the Guard ceremony, Hyde Park, London, July 20, 1982. Three soldiers were killed outright
This is a photography depicting three austrian woman moments after their suicides in 1945, in fear of the ever-approaching Red Army from the northeast. They had been told through word-of-mouth and possibly also by the authorities that the Soviet Forces raped, pillaged and murdered with contemptuous disrespect anything that got in their way. Cases of mass suicides could be observed through-out german-speaking Europe as the war took its last breaths.