An RAF officer, two members of the Women’s Royal Airforce and a civilian celebrate the news of victory in London’s Whitehall.
An artist’s impression of a Pioneer spacecraft leaving earth and passing the moon, 1972.
Displaced Persons crossing a bridge on the River Elbe at Tangermunde, which has been blown up by the Germans, to escape the chaos behind German lines caused by the approach of the advancing Russians. © Fred Ramage
Jan. 25, 1948: A Santa Fe diesel passenger locomotive hangs over Aliso St. after running off the end of its track at Union Station. The locomotive had just been unhooked from the El Capitan passenger train from Chicago at 8:45 a.m. when the accident occurred.
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Photo credit: Los Angeles Times Archive / UCLA
“In 1971, motivated by their vision of a green and peaceful world, a small team of activists set sail from Vancouver, Canada in an old fishing boat. These activists, the founders of Greenpeace, believed a few individuals could make a difference. Their mission was to “bear witness” to U.S. underground nuclear testing at Amchitka, a tiny island off the West Coast of Alaska, which is one of the world’s most earthquake-prone regions.”