"Operation Babylift". Babies evacuated from Vietnam, 1975

"Operation Babylift". Babies evacuated from Vietnam, 1975

1975, plane full of orphaned babies being evacuated out of Vietnam during the war. Evacuation is more known as “Operation Babylift”. During the controversial mass evacuation, almost 3,000 children were flown out of Vietnam to be adopted by families from America, Europe and Australia. Some of that evacuated babies and kids were not really orphans…

First public video phone. New York, 1964

First public video phone. New York, 1964

Bell presented Picturephone at the New York World Fair and in Disneyland California. A commercial service started in June 1964 from three cities: New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago.  But Picturephone didn`t became popular mostly because of extremely high prices for the call. For example three minute video call from New York to Washington cost…

Original poster “Keep Calm and Carry On” was produced in 1939

Original poster “Keep Calm and Carry On” was produced in 1939

Preparing  for the Second World War, in 1939 British government produced several motivation posters. This one was from a “Home Publicity” series. Others were: “Your Courage, Your Cheerfulness, Your Resolution Will Bring Us Victory” and “Freedom Is in Peril / Defend It With All Your Might”. Each of them had a Tudor Crown, a symbol…