Wikipedia Image: Relief from a 3rd-century sarcophagus depicting a battle between Romans and Germanic warriors; the central figure is perhaps the emperor Hostilian / Depiction of the Menorah on the Arch of Titus in Rome.
Relief from a 3rd-century sarcophagus depicting a battle between Romans and Germanic warriors; the central figure is perhaps the emperor Hostilian / Depiction of the Menorah on the Arch of Titus in Rome.
Pope Saint Leo I (Leo the Great, 391 or 400 - November, 10th 461): Bishop of Rome—the Pope—of the Christian Church from September 29th, 440 to his death on November 10th, 461.
Wikipedia Image: Preliminary Determination of Epicenters / Aleppo Syria; Anchorage, Alaska - March 28, 1964 Prince William Sound USA earthquake and tsunami; 8.9 Mega Earthquake Strikes Japan; Tsunami Swirls Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture March 12 2011. credit NOAA / NGDC, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center, USGS, National Geographics.
Wikipedia Photo: Palace of Westminster with Big Ben and Westminster Bridge viewed from across the River Thames.
Westminster Abbey, credit T-Taylor and Jessica Neal, Flickr; A Recumbent effigy on a tomb in Westminster Abbey; Westminster Abbey by Petr Kratochvil; Four of the ten Christian martyrs depicted in statues above the Great West Door.
Photo: John C. Calhoun, painted by Rembrandt Peale, 1834.
Wikipedia Photos: American Indians - Chief Crazy Horse, Tashunca-uitco (1849 - 1877) ● Geronimo Apache Chief (1829 - 1909) ● Indian Chief 'Two Eagles'; Crow Indian Chief ● Snake Cheif ● Band of Chiricahua Apache Indians, followers of legendary renegade Geronimo, attending a peace negotiation after a long struggle against U.S. government attempts to force them onto reservations - Tombstone, Arizona (1886), Life Magazine ● American Horse - Oglala ● Native American Arapaho Indian ● Washakie, Shoshone leader ● Arapaho American Indian Chief. Painting: Seminole Wars; An American boat expedition searching the Everglades during the Second Seminole War.
Wikipedia Image: Austrlian satellite; Whole Earth, satellite image, credit Science Photo Library.
Image: Satellite Image of Mexico, credit Google Maps.
Wikipedia Photo: Iowa is a state located in the Midwestern United States, an area often referred to as the "American Heartland". It derives its name from the Ioway people, one of the many American Indian tribes that occupied the state at the time of European exploration. Iowa was a part of the French colony of New France, and the Louisiana Purchase.
Wikipedia Photo: and Island, Midway Atoll, Pacific Ocean, credit David Doubilet, National Geographics.
Wikipedia Photo: Auguste and Louis Lumière (Auguste Lumière (left) and Louis Lumière (right))
Wikipedia Image: X-ray images of the foot, hands, and spine.
Wikipedia Image: Constance Georgine Markievicz, Countess Markievicz, first woman elected as a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Polish born, was an Irish Sinn Féinand Fianna Fáil politician, revolutionary nationalist, suffragette and socialist).
Wikipedia Photo: Bombing of Dresden in World War II; August Schreitmüller's sculpture 'Goodness' surveys Dresden after a firestorm started by Allied bombers in 1945.
USS Bunker Hill was hit by kamikazes piloted by Ensign Kiyoshi Ogawa and another airman on 11 May 1945. 389 personnel were killed or missing from a crew of 2,600; Ensign Kiyoshi Ogawa, who flew his aircraft into the USS Bunker Hill during a Kamikaze mission on 11 May 1945; Kamikaze Missions - Lt Yoshinori Yamaguchi's Yokosuka D4Y3 (Type 33 Suisei) "Judy" in a suicide dive against USS Essex. The dive brakes are extended and the non-self-sealing port wing tank is trailing fuel vapor and/or smoke 25 November 1944.
German V1 flying-bomb and V2 Rockets - Preparations for a Salvo Launch of V-2 Rockets in the Heidelager near Blizna (Poland) (1944), credit German History in Documents and Images GHDI.
Eastern Front (World War II); Germans race towards Stalingrad. August 1942; Soviet children during a German air raid in the first days of the war, June 1941, by RIA Novosti archive; Soviet sniper Roza Shanina in 1944. About 400,000 Soviet women served in front-line duty units Caucasus Mountains, winter 1942/43; Finnish ski patrol: the invisible enemy of the Soviet Army with an unlimited supply of skis; Men of the German Engineers Corps cross a river which is swollen after the first autumn rains, to strengthen bridges linking the German positions on the central front in Russia. by Keystone / Getty Images. October 1942; Russian snipers fighting on the Leningrad front during a blizzard. Photo by Hulton Archive / Getty Images, 1943; German soldiers surrendering to the Russians in Stalingrad, the soldier holding the white flag of surrender is dressed in white so that there could be no doubt of his intentions, a Russian soldier is on the right of the photograph. by Keystone / Getty Images, January 1943.
Wikipedia Image: Flight 19; Artist's depiction of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers that disappeared on December 5, 1945 during a United States Navy overwater navigation training flight from Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale, Florida. credit © Lee Krystek.
Wikipedia Photo: The 1958 NFL Championship Game: Baltimore Colts v. New York Giants, credit NFL. ('Greatest Game Ever Played': the first NFL game ever to go into sudden death overtime, the first game ever to be nationally televised, the game marked the emergence of the NFL into the modern area, immortalized Johnny Unitas as an American sports hero, and launched the rise of the NFL to the top of the United States sports market)
Wikipedia Photo: The U.S. Congress passed the Endangered Species Act in 1973 as a way to ensure the implementation of conservation efforts for plants and animals in danger of extinction (Bald Eagle benefitted from the Endangered Species Act).
Wikipedia Photo: Millions of anti-government protesters demonstrate in Liberation Square, Cairo, Egypt.