Charles de Gaulle offering prayers.Charles de Gaulle was a French general, resistant, writer and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944–46). In 1958, he founded the Fifth Republic and was elected as the 18th Presi..
Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu Wa Za Banga was the military dictator and President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (which Mobutu renamed Zaire in 1971) from 1965 to 1997. He also served as Chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity in 1967–1968. He was born on 14 October, 1930 and died ..
Captain Hansson gives v.amiral Lundvall a miniature of Poseidon, which Älvsnabben will bring to the Mayor of New York in connection with America's 100th Anniversary.Flea Älvsnabben, Miscellaneous military images from 1970, Army history, Army, Army travel, Military travel..
Two women labor to push a giant tire in the back of a truck.
World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although related conflicts began earlier. It involved the vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually ..
Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain (24 April 1856 – 23 July 1951), generally known as Philippe Pétain (French: [fi.lip pe.tɛ̃]), Marshal Pétain (Maréchal Pétain) or The Lion of Verdun, was a French general who reached the distinction of Marshal of France, and was later Chief of State of Vichy ..
The foreign military attachés view the battle exercises and in the right picture 507 Molander and 111 Falk has gone into firing position.At the Rosersberg shooting school the Swedish army experimental field tactics and battle technique, had on Thursday one of the year's truly great bang- and thunde..
François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand was a French statesman, who served as the 21st President of France, serving from 1981 until 1995. He is the longest-serving President of France and, as leader of the Socialist Party, the first figure from the left elected President under the Fifth Republic. H..
Ghost rockets (Swedish: Spökraketer, also called Scandinavian ghost rockets) were rocket- or missile-shaped unidentified flying objects sighted in 1946, mostly in Sweden and nearby countries. The first reports of ghost rockets were made on February 26, 1946, by Finnish observers. About 2,000 sightin..
Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland
Prince Bertil of Sweden, Duke of Halland (Bertil Gustaf Oskar Carl Eugén; 28 February 1912 – 5 January 1997), was a Swedish royal prince and the third son of King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Princess Margaret of Connaught. He was the paternal un..