Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in his prison cell April 15, 1961 in Ramle, central Israel. The Israeli police donated Eichmann's original handprints, fingerprints and mugshot to Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial ahead of Israel's annual Holocaust remembrance day May 4, 2005 which this year also marks the 60th anniversary of the Nazi's World War II defeat in 1945.
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A view across Sloane Square, London in the first week after the outbreak of World War II, September 1939. In the foreground is a war memorial, and opposite is the Royal Court theatre, where a sign has been erected, reading: 'Closed until further notice'. Original publication: Picture Post - 218 - Diary of the War, No 3: The First Week, pub. 23rd September 1939. (Photo by August Darwell/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
"The Cenotaph, originally built in 1919 for the first anniversary of the Armistice, was actually intended as a temporary monument....Sir Edwin Lutyens was asked to rebuild it in Portland stone for the following year. All religious imagery was avoided & it was simply inscribed with the words “The Glorious Dead”. It was once calculated that if the British dead from World War One had marched by the Cenotaph four abreast. it would have taken them three and a half days to march by..."
She was a dark-haired beauty with alabaster skin and a thick mane of hair worn like a Gibson Girl. Her dazzling smile would have merited attention, had it not been for the mounds of pillowy, white flesh that almost tumbled … Continue reading →
Remembrance or "Poppy Day" is Great Britain's day of remembrance for its WWI veterans. The practice of wearing poppies takes its origin from the poem, “In Flanders Fields, 1915” written by Lieut. Col. John McCrae. He was a member of the first Canada contingent and died in France in 1918 after four years of service on the western front.