To understand where humanity is going sometimes you need to take a look back at where it’s already been.
Control room of the U-Boat submarine, 1918.
A Japanese plane is shot down during the Battle of Saipan in 1944.
Using banknotes as wallpaper during hyperinflation, Germany 1923.
B-25 Mitchell skip-bombs a Japanese Kaibokan escort ship, 6 April 1945.
U-118, a World War One submarine washed ashore on the beach at Hastings, England.
The Flying Tigers over China, 1942.
The first photograph upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912.
Maori Battalion dances haka in Egypt, 1941.
The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in 1933. The species is now extinct.
Lucky British soldier shows off his damaged helmet, 1918.
Underwater detonation of 15 kiloton nuclear weapon.
Germans testing a Messerschmitt Bf 109 E3, 1940.
Erwin Rommel helps to push his stuck staff car somewhere in Northern Africa, 1941.
Female Viet Cong warrior, 1972.
German troops trying to get a French soldier out from a sink hole, 1918.
British tanks maneuvering trenches during the Battle of Cambrai, the first use of tanks in mass, France, 1917.
B-32 Bomber Factory in Fort Worth, Texas 1944.
James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King’s assassin, being led to his cell after his arrest in London, 1968.
A young private waits on the beach during the Marine landing at Da Nang, Vietnam, 1965.
Adenauer returned to Cologne after he negotiated the release of the last 10,000 war prisoners with the Soviet government, 1955.
Adolf Eichmann walks around the yard of his cell, Israel 1961.
Two German soldiers and their mule wearing gas masks in WWI, 1916.
A rare shot of a young Winston Churchill, 1895.