11. A carrier pigeon being released from a port-hole in the side of a British tank near Albert during the battle of Amiens, 9 August 1918.
12. The quartzite sarcophagus in the burial chamber of Tutankhamun.
The winged arms of goddess Isis and Nephthys are outstretched to envelop the basin in a protective embrace. The photo was taken by Harry Burton in 1923.
13. At a Ku Klux Klan rally in Gainesville, Georgia in 1992.
A toddler in KKK robes broke away from the crowd. Enchanted by the police shields, he went to touch one — and seemingly didn’t even notice the Black state trooper holding it.
14. “Burdened with life on their shoulders” clicked by Margaret Bourke-White during the India-Pakistan partition (one of the largest and the bloodiest migrant crisis in the human history) in 1947.
15. Serbian and French colonial soldiers on Macedonian front, 1917.
16. South African’s in WWII – Maj. Gen. Theron presenting medals to Pvt Hermans Chaka & Springkaan Masemula whom escaped as POW’s in Tobruk 1942, and walked 300 miles across the desert.
Despite great suffering, they reached Allied lines through sheer dogged courage, travelling almost a month.
17. Daniel F. Bakeman (1759-1869).
The last surviving soldier of the US Revolutionary War who received a veteran’s pension. The photo was taken in 1868 at age 109.
18. Ethiopian Delegates to the Coronation of King Edward VII, London, 12 August 1902.
19. Bosnian Muslim volunteers in the 13th Waffen Mountain Division of the SS “Handschar”, circa 1943.
20. US cavalry soldiers pose in front of a tree known as the “Grizzly Giant” 1900.
The tree still stands.