Princess Margriet learns to ski.
Princess Margriet Francisca of the Netherlands (born 19 January 1943) is the third daughter of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. She was named after the marguerite, the flower worn during the war as a symbol of the resistance to Nassi Germany. As..
Soviet Politicians: Vyacheslav P. Elutin
Vyacheslav P. Elutin, the Soviet Minister for higher and Secondary Specialized Education; he is a member of the Central Committee and a Deputy to the Supreme Soviet...
Traditional Mexican men's costume has changed very little during centuries. ... The most popular and well-known men's pieces of clothing in Mexico are sarape, charro suit, sombrero, guayabero, baja jacket, and poncho...
South African Athletes: Charlie Koen
He will be competing in the hammer throwing event at the 1958 Commonwealth and Empire Games which begin at Cardiff on the 18th July. Charlie Koen is the South African record holder for throwing the hammer, with a distance of 190 ft...
Hans Josef Maria Globke was a high-ranking public servant after World War II in the Federal Republic of Germany. His crass antisemitic activities as a high-profile civil servant and jurist before and specially during the Nasi time resulted in controversies after the war that troubled his protector a..
The "New" France Brings a New Life
With German soldiers marching down the champs Elyssees and passing under the Arc of Triumph, with German signs streaming across buildings, and with cafes either closed or catering almost exclusively to Aryans, the new German-occupied France has given way to the "n..
Tan Soo Eng
The widow of Abraham Penhas, a wealthy Jewish merchant of Singapore, is involved in a court case which is now before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. Her late husband's brother is challenging the validity of the marriage and, consequently, of the will.