Once a year, Israel’s Jewish war veterans don suit jackets and uniforms dripping in Red Army medals, the shiny bronzes and silvers pinned to their chests in tight rows like armor.
About 500,000 Jews served in the Soviet Red Army during World War II. Most of those still alive today - about 7,000 - are said to live in Israel.
Dwight D. Eisenhower at the American military cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, 1963
Pigeon with German miniature camera, taken during the First World War, 1914
In Chess, as it is played by masters, chance is practically eliminatedEmanuel Lasker (via enpasant)
Indian chiefs who counciled with Gen. Miles and setteled [sic] the Indian War — 1. Standing Bull, 2. Bear Who Looks Back Running [Stands and Looks Back], 3. Has the Big White Horse, 4. White Tail, 5. Liver [Living] Bear, 6. Little Thunder, 7. Bull Dog, 8. High Hawk, 9. Lame, 10. Eagle Pipe Group portrait of Lakota chiefs, five standing and five sitting with tipi in background—probably on or near Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. 1891. Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C
Bruce Conner, Crossroads, short movie, 1976.