USS Augusta, USS Midway, USS Enterprise, USS Missouri, USS New York, USS Helena, and a blimp over them on the Hudson River in New York City for Navy Day celebrations after the end of World War Two. October 1945.“ (U.S. Navy Photo) A show of force!
Happy 100th Birthday, Frank Sinatra! (December 12th, 1915)
“This man is a giant. Not that there aren’t other good singers around. But he has imagination and scope of the rarest. After all these years, there is still no one who can approach him.” -Nelson Riddle
During World War II, Nazi Germany carried out the greatest art theft in history. Led by Nazi philosopher Alfred Rosenberg and the Reichsleiter Rosenberg Task Force (ERR), the Nazis stole over one million art pieces from across Europe. Many of the plundered “ownerless cultural goods” were destined for a proposed Führermuseum in Linz. (1945)