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