2011-08-30

Beetle

Built for AFSWC (Air Force Special Weapon Center) by General Electric, 1962.

Photo: Francis Miller


Photo: Francis Miller


Photo: Francis Miller


Photo: Francis Miller


Photo: Robert W. Kelley


Photo: Robert W. Kelley


Cockpit. Photo: Robert W. Kelley


Photo: Robert W. Kelley


Photo: Robert W. Kelley


© Time Inc.
Source: Life Photo Archive

2011-08-29

Ivan Shagin

Berlin, May 1945.


Berlin, May 1945.


1944.


1945.


Berlin, 1945.


Berlin, 1945.


© Ivan Shagin (Иван Шагин)
Source: 1234, 5, 6

2011-08-27

Misha Erwitt

New York City, 1989


Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1989


Thanksgiving. New York City, 1965


Shea Stadium, New York City, 1991


New York City, 1979


Athens, Greece, 1990


Harlem, New York City, 1990


New York City, 1985


New York City, 1981


Redondo Beach, California, 2004


Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1992


New York City, 1980


New York City, 1988


© Misha Erwitt
Source: lalettredelaphotographie.com

2011-08-26

Robert Capa Part 7

Spain 1936.


After the Italo-German air raids. Madrid, Spain, November-December 1936.


A Republican Soldier. Madrid, Spain, August-September 1936.


Teruel, Spain, December 21, 1937.


On the road from Tarragona to Barcelona. Spain, Jan 15, 1939.


© Robert Capa / Magnum Photos / International Center of Photography
Source: 1-45

2011-08-25

Gas Mask

Checking rubber faces for Gas Masks, circa 1941.


Woman in gas mask during World War II


Men wearing gas masks and protective clothing, circa 1941.


Civilian women being instructed on the use of gas masks, 1939-1941.


Civilian men and women being instructed on the use of gas masks, 1939-1941.


Types of helmets used in ARP (Air Raid Precautions)


Woman wearing gas mask in chamber, 1941.


via State Library of Victoria Collection

2011-08-24

Children of War

An English girl comforts her doll in the rubble of her bomb-damaged home in 1940.
Fox Photos/Getty Images


Rendered homeless by German bombs during the Blitz, a London boy points out his bedroom to friends in 1940.
Central Press/Getty Images


Survivors of the original 150 Polish citizens who walked from Lodz, Poland, Dec 14, 1945.
Fred Ramage/Getty Images


Russian children eat molasses bread at a refugee camp, April 1, 1945.
William Vandivert/Time and Life Pictures/Getty Images


On Hiroshima's outskirts, homeless children huddle by a fire, September 1945.
Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time and Life Pictures/Getty Images


2011-08-22

W. Eugene Smith

American troops treat a wounded dog on Orote Pennisula.


Marine Pfc. T. E. Underwood drinks from a canteen while under fire during the fierce battle for Saipan.


Iwo Jima.


Graves are swept with a broom at an American military cemetery for those killed during the fight for Iwo Jima.


Wreckage on a beach after a fierce battle against Japanese troops for Iwo Jima.