The Brandenburg Gate not long after Pagan arrives in Berlin. 26 August 1961: Two weeks after the East German government sealed off the Soviet-occupied sector, Berlin's former chief crossing point between East and West, the Brandenburg Gate, appears as no man's land, This is taken from the British sector of Berlin. Seen in the foreground is part of the city's park Tiergarten. Behind Brandenburg Gate proceeds the boulevard Unter den Linden, with parts of a newly erected cement barrier on the…
Elizabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium. During WWI established a hospital and worked as a nurse caring for soldiers and civilians. During WWII German occupation of Belgium she used her influence as Queen and German connections to assist in rescuing hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis for which she was awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations by the Israeli government
'Recommit to women's liberation', The Guardian (Comment is Free blog), 8 March 2010 [caption: Marking International Womens Day 1975, the feminist magazine Spare Rib reported: '4,000 women marched through London's East End.' Photograph: Red Women's Workshop]
"Hedy Lamarr is said to have tipped the balance of WWII. Not only is she almost unbelievably beautiful, she was also exceedingly clever. She was the co-inventor of an early wireless form of communication; her invention allowed shortwave radio communications on the field. She gave the invention, for no compensation, to the US Government. the Germans did not yet have this capability."