An Italian newspaper shows German planes swooping over the Thames during the Blitz. The river area was heavily targeted by bombers in the Second World War, with the Docklands hit by over 2,500 bombs. It took until the 1960s for the damage to be repaired.
I have been captivated by this picture since I first saw it in a German newspaper years ago. It says so much. My message is this: "If you are looking to make a difference, to give your life purpose, choose your weapon wisely! The most obvious choice might not be the most effective one." JR Tate Modern, London
Kalashnikov's Know-How 'Should Help It Withstand Pressure of Global Competition'
The reputation of the famous military concern "Kalashnikov" is primarily based on its glorious Soviet past, rather than on recent developments in the present, German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine wrote. However, thanks to recent know-how and the support from the Kremlin, the situation is gradually improving, the article said.
Ordinary people. The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized…