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A Brief Overview of World War II : After The War

At the end of World War II, huge swaths of Europe and Asia had been reduced to ruins. Borders were redrawn and homecomings, expulsions, and burials were under way. But the massive efforts to rebuild had just begun. When the war began in the late 1930s, the world’s population was approximately 2 billion. In less

First stand-alone motor race, 1905 (Video)

Bill Mason while working for the Shell Motor Company’s film unit assembled an impressive series of documentaries that trace the history of motor racing. The first film shows the early years as Panhards raced against Mercedes. The German Kaiser showed up at the races. The French Grand Prix with Lancia, Fiat, Renault and Hotchkiss squaring

A portrait of New York 1905 (video)

This clip from the Early Motion Picture collection was filmed 1905 and scanned on HD format. The view on Manhattans Theatre District is from the top of the then newly-erected Times Building, at a height of approximately twenty stories. The photographer makes a pan to the north over the tops of the buildings from Bryant