A girl & her Hitler doll

Dramatic World War II Aviation Photos

A few dramatic picture sets from World War II…. 1. An A-20 Havoc goes down after being hit by flak in the Pacific 2. A horrifying accident during a B-17 bombing run over Europe 3. Kamikaze strike at sea 4. Losing an engine… 5. A B-25 bombing run against a Japanese warship 6. An A-20 [...]

Diaolou: Multi-Storied Defensive Village Houses in Kaiping

A brief excerpt on these awesome houses from the United Nations, which designated them as a World Heritage Site: Kaiping Diaolou and Villages feature the Diaolou, multi-storeyed defensive village houses in Kaiping, which display a complex and flamboyant fusion of Chinese and Western structural and decorative forms. They reflect the significant role of émigré Kaiping [...]

The First Photos of Korea: 1863

 

Tokyo in 1913: 22 Photographs

The Japanese National Diet Library’s website has put up a huge collection of photographs taken in Tokyo around the beginning of the 20th century. After spending a couple hours on the site, I saved 22 of my favorite photographs and have posted them here for you all to enjoy. Most of these were taken around [...]