Today in history - the Battle of Trafalgar (21st October): one of the greatest naval battles in history.
The Battle of Trafalgar by Clarkson Frederick Stanfield, detail.
Scene of the Battle of Trafalgar by Louis-Philippe Crépin, 1807.
A crumbling reminder of communism
Buzludzha was once the futuristic, flying-saucer shaped headquarters of the Communist Party in Bulgaria, but it is now a semi-ruin after being left to rot.
German soldiers pause for a seemingly leisurely rest during the invasion of Poland. They stand beneath a road sign in the north of Poland in the Polish Corridor, which divided the bulk of Germany from the German province of East Prussia and provided Poland with access to the Baltic Sea. Near Nowa Karczma, Kościerzyna County, Pomerelia (now, Pomeranian Voivodeship), Poland. September 1939.
Georgy Zhukov, Voronov and Kliment Voroshilov examine first captured “Tiger”