Jacques Bezuidenhout

Jacques Bezuidenhout

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"Chamber of Djed" (a symbol of Osiris) Seti I tomb, It was discovered in October of 1817 by the Italian explorer, Giovanni Belzoni. It is the longest (more than 120 meters), the deepest and the most elaborately decorated tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

March 16, 1945: A U.S. Marine approaches a Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II. The Japanese soldier was buried for 1 1/2 days in this shell hole playing dead and ready with a live grenade inches away from his hand. The Marines feared he might be further booby trapped underneath his body after knocking the grenade to the bottom of the shell hole. Promising no resistance, the prisoner is given a cigarette he asked for and was dragged free from the hole. (AP Photo) #

Marine approaches a Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II. The Japanese soldier was buried for 1 ½ days in this shell hole playing dead and ready with a live grenade inches away from his hand. The Marines feared he might be.

These never before seen colour pictures show the liberation of Dachau, the first of the thousands of concentration camps that sprang up across Germany after the Nazis swept into power.

Color Photographs of Life in The First Nazi Concentration Camp, 1933 Shock and disbelief: Prisoners are seen milling around the grounds of Dachau after its liberation by American forces on April 1945

A battered German officer sits on the pavement during the Prague Uprising. The uprising was an attempt by the Czech Resistance to liberate the city of Prague from German occupation. Events began on 5 May 1945