Profumo affair - Christine Margaret Keeler (22 February 1942 – 4 December 2017) was an English model and topless showgirl.
/r/ColorizedHistoryTroops from the 101st Airborne with full packs and a bazooka, in a C-47 just before take-off from RAF Upottery Airfield to Normandy, France for “Operation Chicago". June 5, 1944.
/r/ColorizedHistoryHenry Behrens, the smallest man in the world dances with his pet cat in the doorway of his Worthing home, 1956.
/r/ColorizedHistoryLieutenants Bobby de la Tour, Don Wells, John Vischer & Bob Midwood of the 22nd Independent Parachute Company, set their watch on June 5, 1944 at RAF Harwell Base.
/r/ColorizedHistoryGeneral Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses American paratroopers prior to D-Day.
/r/ColorizedHistoryLCT with barrage balloons afloat, unloading supplies on Omaha for the break-out from Normandy.
/r/ColorizedHistoryMartha Gellhorn, The Only Woman Who Landed in Normandy on D-Day
/r/ColorizedHistoryBritish Prime Minister Winston Churchill & U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Marrakesh, French Morocco, 24 January 1943, following the Casablanca Conference.
/r/ColorizedHistoryA group of British SAS soldiers on patrol in Northern Africa, 1943
/r/ColorizedHistoryJune 17, 1944 Eyes Alert Navy men aboard a landing craft.
/r/ColorizedHistoryThe Romanov children: Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia and Alexei. Sofia Tyutcheva, the girls’ governess, is also in the picture. She was fired by Alexandra for spreading gossip about Rasputin.
/r/ColorizedHistoryBouncing Bomb Inventor Sir Barnes Neville Wallis (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979)
/r/ColorizedHistoryNorman Rockwell After the Prom - Reference photo 1957.
/r/ColorizedHistoryA posed photo of official artist Richard Jack at work on his iconic painting, The Second Battle of Ypres.
/r/ColorizedHistoryGeorge S Patton – America’s Blitzkrieg General (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945)
/r/ColorizedHistoryCorvin Castle and the Main Market - Hunedoara,Transylvania, Romania (today) - circa 1902
/r/ColorizedHistoryOn this day in 1905 – Albert Einstein completes his doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich.
/r/ColorizedHistoryTeam US sailors are preparing to transfer a friend in need of medical care. Pacific theatre of war - 7 December 1941 – 2 September 1945
/r/ColorizedHistoryFanny & Cobber! Flying Officers N "Fanny" Orton and E J "Cobber" Kain of No. 73 Squadron RAF, standing by a Hawker Hurricane Mark I - 1940
/r/ColorizedHistoryAuguste Rodin in 1906
/r/ColorizedHistoryRobert S. Mueller - 1stLt. U.S. Marine Corps - 1968
/r/ColorizedHistoryPablo Picasso 1954
/r/ColorizedHistoryAstrid Kirchherr, the Woman Who First Photographed the Beatles - Self Portrait, 1960.
/r/ColorizedHistoryHM Submarine URSULA returns to port after successful patrol. 11 DECEMBER 1941, GIBRALTAR
/r/ColorizedHistoryA Supermarine Seafire Mark IIc of 885 Naval Air Squadron warming up its engine for take off in bright sunshine on the deck of HMS FORMIDABLE in the Mediterranean., December 1942.
/r/ColorizedHistory"The Boston Strangler" > Self-confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo is taken into custody after his arrest, north of Boston in Lynn, Mass. - Feb. 25, 1967
/r/ColorizedHistoryFranz Reichelt, an Austrian-born French tailor who is remembered for jumping to his death from the Eiffel Tower while testing a wearable parachute of his own design.
/r/ColorizedHistoryDouglas MacArthur died on this day in 1964.
/r/ColorizedHistoryCrossing The Storm, October 1940 by John Vachon
/r/ColorizedHistoryTwo high ranking German officers being transported by soldiers of the US 4th Armored Division in a Ford GPW jeep - March 31 1945