Knowing our history, or the history of our culture is important. History helps us to know who we are while molding the future.
1. Nazi Salute Refusal
August Landmesser refused to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel Horst Wessel due to his unlawful relationship with Irma Eckler, a Jewish woman.
2. Nikola Tesla’s Laboratory
Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist. He is best known for his improvements to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system.
3. The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband Separated By A Wall, Holland, 1888
These are Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to get buried together. The Protestant is J.W.C Van Gorcum, and his wife is Catholic.
4. New Shoes
Here is an Austrian boy’s moment of pure happiness after receiving new shoes during WWII. He does look like he needs them.
5. Boston Marathon
The Race Organizers are attempting to stop Kathrine Switzer from competing in the Boston Marathon. She became the first woman to finish the race, 1967