"December 7th- a date which will live in infamy."
December 7th-1941, the naval base at Pearl Harbour is attacked by the Japanese, consequently resulting in America’s entry into the war.
Beach Fashions photographed by Nina Leen, 1950
*falls over* I CAN’T TAKE THE PERFECTNESS OR RETRONESS AHHHH. Seriously though, I can’t imagine going to the beach and seeing people in bathing suits like this lol.
I think this is the most iconic and powerful portrait i have seen.
R.I.P. Nelson Mandela
American children and other civilians held at Santo Tomas Internment Camp by Japanese forces for over three years are photographed having a meal following their liberation by U.S. troops. Santo Tomas Internment Camp was the largest of several camps in the Philippines in which the Japanese interned civilians from foreign nations. The campus of the University of Santo Tomas in Manila was utilized for the camp after the Japanese invaded and occupied the Philippines. The camp housed more than 4,000 internees from January 1942 until February 1945 and included individuals from the Philippines, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Poland, the Netherlands, Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, Cuba, Russia, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, China and Burma. The internees were diverse group of people: expatriates, business executives, mining engineers, bankers, plantation owners, seamen, shoemakers, teachers, waiters, beachcombers, prostitutes, missionaries, and others. Conditions in the camp worsened over the years it was in operation; from January 1942 until March 1945, 390 total deaths were recorded in Santo Tomas. Food at the camps became extremely inadequate, weight loss, weakness, edema, paresthesia and beriberi were experienced by most adults. By 1944, internees began resorting to eating insects and wild plants. The camp was liberated on 4 February 1945. Manila, Luzon, Philippines. February 1945.
you know what would be cool? a show about, like, vigilante Victorian prostitutes hunting down Jack the Ripper.
They never did figure out why he stopped killing. And most serial killers don’t stop unless they are stopped. I’m just saying.
HOLY CATS I WANT TO WRITE AND DRAW THIS AS A GRAPHIC NOVEL
OMG THE RESEARCH ALONE WOULD BE AWESOME
i’d read that js