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Verdun, 1916  Photo of a soldier’s hand left on the battlefield after the battle of Verdun in WWI. It is a horrific photo, not because of any gore and violence being seen. The hand is what is left from the violence that has occurred and leaves, in the viewers mind, the images of all the violence that must occurred before this image was captured.

Verdun, 1916 Photo of a soldier’s hand left on the battlefield after the battle of Verdun in WWI. It is a horrific photo, not because of any gore and violence being seen. The hand is what is left from the violence that has occurred and leaves, in the viewers mind, the images of all the violence that must occurred before this image was captured.

London's burning: Ruins of a building in the shadow of St Pauls still smoulder a week after the Blitz on the city in December 1940.

Censored for days, this picture was finally published in the Mail. Now, 70 years on, Max Hastings reveals the dramatic story behind THE iconic image of the Blitz

London's burning: Ruins of a building in the shadow of St Pauls still smoulder a week after the Blitz on the city in December 1940.

- The last successful defensive/offensive battle on the Eastern Front - after the Stalingrad disaster - Kharkov Mar 1943

- The last successful defensive/offensive battle on the Eastern Front - after the Stalingrad disaster - Kharkov Mar 1943

A woman who got pregnant after having sex with a male escort in a German hotel has failed in a legal battle to find out his name. The hotel where they spent three nights in 2010, in the city of Halle, does not have to tell her the German man's name, a court in Munich ruled.   #escort #German. hotel #got #legal battle #male #pregnant #sex #who #woman

A woman who got pregnant after having sex with a male escort in a German hotel has failed in a legal battle to find out his name. The hotel where they spent three nights in 2010, in the city of Halle, does not have to tell her the German man's name, a court in Munich ruled. #escort #German. hotel #got #legal battle #male #pregnant #sex #who #woman

A deserted street in London after an air raid during the 2nd World War, 1940. Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures.

Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II

A deserted street in London after an air raid during the 2nd World War, 1940. Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures.

The Battle of the Bulge 16 December 1944 - 28 January 1945: A shattered German tank, its turret torn off by anti-tank fire, symbolising the ferocity of the American defence of their positions at Bastogne, the key town in the Ardennes. The tank's chaccis has been ripped open by the explosion exposing the power plant and the main gearbox in the foreground.

The Battle of the Bulge 16 December 1944 - 28 January 1945: A shattered German tank, its turret torn off by anti-tank fire, symbolising the ferocity of the American defence of their positions at Bastogne, the key town in the Ardennes. The tank's chaccis has been ripped open by the explosion exposing the power plant and the main gearbox in the foreground.

12 January 1941: Soldiers help to clear the debris of Bank Underground Station, the morning after it received a direct hit during the Blitz. Some 111 people were killed in the bombing raid by German aircraft.  Picture: H F Davis/Getty Images

12 January 1941: Soldiers help to clear the debris of Bank Underground Station, the morning after it received a direct hit during the Blitz. Some 111 people were killed in the bombing raid by German aircraft. Picture: H F Davis/Getty Images

Red Army private Mikail Makarov stares at the ruined Reichstag after the end of the Battle of Berlin. He is carrying the austere bread bag (no backpacks were available for the infantry) and the ever-present PPsh-40 SMG, the only major advantage he and other millions had in the face of the German enemy.

Red Army private Mikail Makarov stares at the ruined Reichstag after the end of the Battle of Berlin. He is carrying the austere bread bag (no backpacks were available for the infantry) and the ever-present PPsh-40 SMG, the only major advantage he and other millions had in the face of the German enemy.

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