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Lambeth Walk – Nazi Style (1942)

In 1942, Charles A. Ridley of the British Ministry of Information made a short propaganda film, “Lambeth Walk – Nazi Style”, which edited footage of Hitler an…more

Dazzle Ships

Dazzle camouflage (also known as Razzle Dazzle or Dazzle painting) was a military camouflage paint scheme used on ships, extensively during World War I and to a les…more

The Battle of San Pietro (1945)

Documentary directed by John Huston who was commissioned by the US army to record their efforts to take Italy in the Battle of San Pietro Infine in 1943. The US Arm…more

Presidents and Turkeys

Happy Thanksgiving! The pictures below are from the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation, a ceremony that takes place at the White House every year at which Th…more

Apollo 11 Onboard Recordings (1969)

From NASA: Apollo 11 Onboard Audio Highlights – These are not necessarily major milestones of the mission but are some of the more interesting and clearly recorde…more

American Day in Tripoli, Libya (1962)

Filmed at Tripoli International Fairground eleven years after independence from Italian colonial rule and seven years before a group of military officers led by a 2…more

World War II from the Air

A selection of World War II aerial photographs collected from Wikimedia Commons, including the Allied bombing of Hamburg, scenes from Operation Market Garden, and v…more

Operation Cue (1955)

Original color version of the 1955 atom bomb test in Nevada, showing the effects on test houses and utilities located at various distances from the blast. Operation…more

Space Colony Art from the 1970s

In the 1970s the Princeton physicist Gerard O’Neill with the help of NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University held a series of space colony summer studie…more

Operation Doorstep (1953)

Operation Doorstep was a Civil Defense test from 1953 in which blast and thermal effects were evaluated on mannequins, automobiles, and wooden frame houses….more