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Archive for May 13, 2014


“Aryan race determination tests”; ca. 1940.



A woman on a park bench in Nazi Germany hides her face behind her handbag; ca. 1938. The bench is marked ‘Nur Fur Juden’ (For Jews Only).


Churchill Crocodile flamethrower tank in training; ca. August 1944.


“The controversy and dangers posed by flamethrowers have led to calls for the weapon to be banned in international treaties. However, to date, there are no treaties that explicitly ban the use of the weapon in combat. The U.S. is one of the few countries to voluntarily discontinue use of flamethrowers.”