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Pulitzer prize photography: 'Homecoming' by Earle Bunker

Earle Bunker found himself among Pulitzer Prize winners in 1944 for his photo ‘Homecoming’. Here’s an interesting one: 1944 was a special…
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Pulitzer photography: The priest and the dying soldier, 1962

  A photograph of The priest and the dying soldier during an uprising in Venezuela won the 1963 Pulitzer Prize for Best…
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Umberto II, King of Italy, during the referendum of 1946

In this photo Umberto II, the last monarch ruler Italy is participating in the referendum on the abolition of the monarch. There’s…
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Pulitzer prize photography: Water! by Frank Noel, 1943

Frank Noel received a Pulitzer Prize for his ‘Water!’ photo in 1943. It was a second Pulitzer prize awarded in a Photography…
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Pulitzer prize photography: Ford Strikers Riot, 1942

Milton E. Brooks captured his Ford Strikers Riot in April of 1941 and received his Pulitzer prize for a year later. This…
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Pulitzer prize photo: Baby Jessica, 1987

With this photo of Baby Jessica, Oldpics starts a new section of Pulitzer Prize-winning pictures. We aim to highlight the most excellent…
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Adolf Hitler during WW1: historical facts and pictures

We all know Adolf Hitler for the horrors of the holocaust and the terrifying destruction of WWII. But here’s an interesting one:…
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Serbia in WW1: photos and facts

WW1 is a significant chapter in the History of Serbia. This young Slavic state was in the middle of historical events from…
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Photo of Joseph Stalin in a critical moment of 1941

There are two different versions behind this photo of Joseph Stalin. According to one of them, the photographer took it at 4:31…
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Young Stalin: noteworthy photos and life facts

Joseph Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili changed his name to Stalin at a very young age. Stalin derives from Steel, emphasizing the strength of character….
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Young Winston Churchill: photos and facts

Winston Churchill started to build his character from a very young age. This titan of politics of the 20th century has always…
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Pacific battles of WW2 in pictures by W Eugene Smith

American photographer W Eugene Smith spent almost four years capturing the battles of the Pacific theater of WW2. He documented such important…
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Adolf Hitler assassination attempts in pictures

Historians count at least forty attempts of Adolf Hitler assassination. But each time the assassination attempts failed, and Hitler survived. The reasons…
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President Roosevelt declares war on Japan, 1941

In this photo, the US President was signing the Declaration of War on Japan on December 8, 1941. In other words, Franklin…
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Trench raiders wearing gas masks during WW1

Yes, if you wanted to survive WW1, you had to wear gas masks. Even if you’re french commandos, the so-called trench raiders….
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A story of a ‘Soldier holding baby’ photo by Eugene Smith

The best-known picture that Eugene Smith took on his pacific WW2 adventure was an image of ‘Soldier holding baby.’ Smith was a…
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Pulitzer prize photography: 'Homecoming' by Earle Bunker

Earle Bunker found himself among Pulitzer Prize winners in 1944 for his photo ‘Homecoming’. Here’s an interesting one: 1944 was a special…
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Pulitzer photography: The priest and the dying soldier, 1962

  A photograph of The priest and the dying soldier during an uprising in Venezuela won the 1963 Pulitzer Prize for Best…
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Umberto II, King of Italy, during the referendum of 1946

In this photo Umberto II, the last monarch ruler Italy is participating in the referendum on the abolition of the monarch. There’s…