Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.
Field Marshal Walter Model, most distinguished tactician of the defensive battle in the German WW2 army. He became a Hitler favorite in 1942. He committed suicide on April 24, 1945 in order to avoid capture and prosecution as war criminal.
Walter Potter's Museum of Curiosities: bizarre Victorian collection of stuffed animals goes on show again
A bizarre collection of stuffed animals that was broken up and sold around the world seven years ago has been reassembled for a one-off exhibition. The eccentric works of Victorian taxidermist Walter Potter, in which stuffed animals mimic human life, were sold for more than 500,000GBP in 2003. Celebrities including Harry Hill, photographer David Bailey and artist Peter Blake snapped up pieces from the 10,000-item collection in Mr Potter's eerie Museum of Curiosities i