Two German soldiers lie in anticipation of Allied forces with their dogs. In a trench inside of North Germany, German forces are prepared for a dangerous poison gas attack. Both soldiers and dogs don state-of-the-art gas masks in this image.
Muhammad Ali stops a man from committing suicide. Police negotiators and psychiatrists had tried for over two hours but the young man wasn’t budging. Ali stepped in, went to the window near the troubled man, and told him they were “brothers.” He talked him off the ledge. 1981.
Nat “King” Cole and Harry Belafonte were apparently moved to sing a song after signing formal contracts to create their business partnership, Cole-Belafonte Enterprises on February 19, 1960. The venture was formed to produce projects for the stage, film and television. Photo: Bettmann/CORBIS