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World War II Equipment Swallowed By Trees In Russia

By • Apr 14th, 2014 • Category: History, Latest Posts

War is perhaps one of the most shameful things that the human race participates in on a regular basis. These images of war equipment being swallowed by plants and trees serve as multifaceted metaphorical statements on the relationship between war and the rest of the world. There’s a lot that one could take from these images – that war and nature are squarely at odds, that time heals all wounds, or that nature will quickly forget us after we’re gone. Whatever you take away from them, they’re definitely powerful images.

40 Must-See Photos From The Past

By • Sep 24th, 2013 • Category: History, Latest Posts, Photography

These 40 photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately.

Rare Color Photographs of Women at Work During WW2

By • Feb 20th, 2013 • Category: History, Latest Posts, Photography

When millions of men joined the armed forces, women had to replace them by taking jobs that previously had been held by men – such as bank teller, shoe salesperson or even aircraft mechanic. Woman started working in factories – this was called the “Rosie the Riveter” phenomenon.These photos had to lure young women into the factories by showing women workers as glamorous and even fashionable.

Women At Work In The 1940′s

By • Jul 23rd, 2010 • Category: History, Latest Posts, Photography

Before the WWII few women followed careers. Most jobs for women were ‘traditional’ roles such as nursing, secretarial or caring jobs.

Only when millions of men joined the armed forces, women took on an active role in World War II and took on many paid jobs that previously had been held by men – such as bank teller, shoe salesperson or aircraft mechanic. It’s hard to believe but some of your grandmothers actually made WWII bombers!

World War II on Facebook [Pic]

By • Apr 8th, 2010 • Category: Picture of the Day

How would World War II look like if it happened on Facebook?