The Face Churchill Made Upon Winning World War Two

Churchill German Surrender

Winston Churchill with his Chiefs of Staff in the garden of 10 Downing Street, 7 May 1945. Seated, left to right: Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal; Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke; Winston Churchill; Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham. Standing, left to right: Major General L C Hollis; General Sir Hastings Ismay

On May 7, 1945 Germany issued an unconditional surrender at Allied Headquarters in Reims, France, one week after Adolf Hitler committed suicide during the Battle of Berlin.

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Korean Refugees Flee Pyongyang During The Korean War

Flights Of Refugees Pyongyang 1950

In the winter of 1950, the United States and accompanying UN actors were on the retreat. Having been defeated during the Battle of the Ch’ongch’on due to the flood of Chinese troops entering on the North Korean side, UN forces were sent packing down the Korean peninsula, becoming the longest retreat in US military history.

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The 2015 EGU Photo Contest Winners Convey Earth’s Beauty

EGU Photo Contest Heiturpottur

“Heiturpottur” by Morgan Jones. Source: GeoLog

Three winners from the 2015 European Geosciences Union (EGU) Photo Contest have finally been announced after a week of voting. “Heiturpottur,” captured by Morgan Jones, and “The late Holocene fever” by Christian Massari both stood out as clear winners. This year entrants submitted more than 200 photos to the EGU Photo Contest, covering a variety of geo-scientific topics.

Iceberg Calving

“The late Holocene fever” by Christian Massari. Source: GeoLog

Badlands National Park

“A voyage through scales” by Iain Willis. Source: GeoLog


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