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1978 sees the first ascent without bottled oxygen. Peter Habeler and Reinhold Messner reach the summit on May 8-th 1978 via the South-East Ridge.

On the morning of the 8th of May 1945 (approx 10.00) twelve French SS troops belonging to the 33rd Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS "Charlemagne" (French No. l) surrendered without a fight to American troops in Bavaria, who immediately handed them over to 2ème Division Blindée de les Forces François Libres (2nd Free French Armoured Division) under General Leclerc.

Reinhold Messner, famous mountain climber, sees moon-sized object while climbing in Himalayas - Katmandu, Nepal - , 1981 - UFO Evidence

The TIME Vault: 1955

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first men to summit Mt. Everest, ride into a welcoming throng in Temple Square of Bhandgaon, 1953.

The first men on top of the world

It is 11.30 a.m. on May 19 1953. Tenzing stands on the summit of Everest and waves his ice-axe, on which are hung the flags Britain, Nepal, the United Nations and India. On reaching this sacred spot, Tenzing placed a packet of biscuits, some chocolate and a handful of sweets into a hole in the snow as a gift to the gods who live on the summit.

Eiger 2.- Toni Kurz: “Ich kann nicht mehr“ (No puedo más) Cuando el vigilante del ferrocarril sale por la boca del túnel por segunda vez, escucha por boca del joven Toni Kurz que los 4 escaladores han sufrido un accidente, y que el propio Kurz se encuentra bloqueado, colgado de la cuerda sobre el vacío de la pared. No pierde tiempo y da aviso a Grindelwald en donde se encuentra la base de los guías de montaña. El mal tiempo los tenía recluidos en el pueblo.