The Masonic Temple was built in 1891 and at 302 ft was the tallest building in Chicago between 1895 and 1899. The building was demolished in 1939 due to its small elevators and the construction of the State street subway.  Chicago, IL

The Masonic Temple was built in 1891 and at 302 ft was the tallest building in Chicago between 1895 and 1899. The building was demolished in 1939 due to its small elevators and the construction of the State street subway. Chicago, IL

The last bare-knuckle championship fight, on July 8, 1889, in which John L. Sullivan defeated Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds for the heavyweight championship.

The last bare-knuckle championship fight, on July 8, 1889, in which John L. Sullivan defeated Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds for the heavyweight championship.

World War I: Every Day

See the changing front lines of World War I every day from Austria-Hungary’s declaration of war to the armistice of November 11, 1918. This video also includes the changing front lines in Africa and the Pacific. The war started 100 years ago and today we live as the result of its legacy.

Legend:
Maroon = Central Powers and annexed lands.
Burgundy = Areas militarily occupied by the Central Powers.
Red = Central Power puppet or client states.
Brown = Central Powers in an armistice.
Pink = Central Power gains for that day.
Dark blue = Allied powers
Blue = Central Powered lands militarily occupied by the Allies.
Blue-grey = Allied powers in an armisitce.
Light blue = Allied gains for that day.

"How Mordred was Slain by Arthur, and How by Him Arthur was Hurt to the Death", by Arthur Rackham 1917 [[MORE]]tyrroi:Notice the face in the clouds above them?

"How Mordred was Slain by Arthur, and How by Him Arthur was Hurt to the Death", by Arthur Rackham 1917

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The courtyard of the old Post Office Bldg in Washington, D.C. draped with flags. 1920

The courtyard of the old Post Office Bldg in Washington, D.C. draped with flags. 1920

Nazi officer talks to a British policeman on the island of Jersey during the island’s Nazi occupation [[MORE]]charlesfpbeach:Occupation of Jersey

and for the curious:

"Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man are part of the British Isles. England, Scotland and Wales make up Great Britain, while the United Kingdom includes Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Jersey is a British Crown Dependency."

Edit:

Found some more pictures here: http://www.theislandwiki.org/index.php/Photo_gallery_of_the_German_Occupation

I like the ones where you can see german soldiers in the same shot with something British. It reminds me of those alternate history novels cept it actually happened 

http://www.theislandwiki.org/images/1/1b/GermanFuneral.jpg German funeral for British officer

And some others of Police with German soldiers
http://www.theislandwiki.org/images/7/7c/Occupation01.jpg
http://www.theislandwiki.org/images/c/c5/SnowHillMarch1940.jpg

Nazi officer talks to a British policeman on the island of Jersey during the island’s Nazi occupation

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Tanks after shelling the Russian White House during 1993 coup. Moscow, 04.10.1993.

Tanks after shelling the Russian White House during 1993 coup. Moscow, 04.10.1993.

Junkers Ju 88 A-1, KG 51 “Edelweiss” Channel Islands 1940.

Junkers Ju 88 A-1, KG 51 “Edelweiss” Channel Islands 1940.

William G. Stroud of NASA, project manager of the TIROS I, displaying the satellite circuitry to Lyndon B. Johnson and others. April 4th 1960.

William G. Stroud of NASA, project manager of the TIROS I, displaying the satellite circuitry to Lyndon B. Johnson and others. April 4th 1960.

A rail-mounted Panzer III, one of a handful built to patrol train tracks on the Eastern Front. The tank was capable of reaching 100 kmph c. 1943 [[MORE]]Georgy_K_Zhukov:These tanks/rail-cruisers were built in very limited numbers by Germany during World War II. The rail-wheels could be retracted in order to allow the tank to operate normally on its treads if it needed to leave the tracks.

Photo from the Bundesarchiv

A rail-mounted Panzer III, one of a handful built to patrol train tracks on the Eastern Front. The tank was capable of reaching 100 kmph c. 1943

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