The prisoner's exercise yard/courtyard at the Conciergerie, where Marie Antoinette spent her final days. Click on picture to be linked to detailed article about Marie Antoinette's Imprisonment.
looking for love in all the wrong places
Las celdas en la Conciergerie en París - Una prisión Revolucionaria que fue el último hogar de María Antonieta.
Rochus Misch, who died on Sept 5, 2013 in Germany at age 96, was the last surviving Hitler bodyguard who witnessed the last moments of the dictator. Misch was in the Berlin bunker when Hitler shot himself and was operating the switchboard. He spent 8 years in Soviet captivity and returned to Germany in 1953.His memoir in German, Der letzte Zeuge (The Last Witness), was published in 2008.
WWll troops coming home to NY harbor on the Queen Elizabeth.
Countries everywhere were putting signs up all over their country asking for help from their citizens. During WW1 soldiers were dying rapidly, specifically 230 an hour. Countries like Germany and Britain were recruiting boys younger than 18, because war offices didn't have time or need to check. These young men were known as "Boy Soldiers". Over the war these boys caused a controversy between officials despite the fact they were doing it for their country.