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US Marine in Beirut, 1958

US Marine in Beirut, 1958

Taken on 1958-07-15

U.S. Marine sits in a foxhole and points a machine gun towards Beirut, Lebanon, in the distance.

Source: Thomas J. O'Halloran, U.S. News & World Report Magazine

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-27

UN Security Council Meeting; New York, USA July 1958

UN Security Council Meeting; New York, USA July 1958

Taken on 1958-01-22

"Continuing its day and night meetings on the situation in Lebanon, the UN Security Council today failed to adopt the resolution presented by Japan because of the negative vote of a permanent members (USSR). The vote on the resolution followed the rejection of Soviet amendments by 8 votes to 1 with 2 abstentions. Seen here in the delegates lounge between meetings today are (left to right): Mr. C.S.A. Ritchie, Permanent Representative of Canada to the UN; Sir Pierson Dixon, the United Kingdoms’ Permanent Representative to the UN; Dr. Sidney E. Smith, Canada’s Secretary of State for External Affairs; and UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld."

Source: UN Photo/MB

Uploaded by RFrost on 2016-01-23