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Lobito Lighthouse, Angola, 1995

Lobito Lighthouse, Angola, 1995

Taken on 1995-01-01

Lobito Lighthouse, Angola. During the civil war the building was totally destroyed (exact date unknown)

Source: Farol do Lobito 1995/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-01-11

Potsdamer Platz, Berlin 1989

Potsdamer Platz, Berlin 1989

Taken on 1989-11-21

The Potsdamer Platz crossing, seen here from the west into East Berlin, opened days after the first breach of the Berlin Wall in November 1989. #germanreunification #falloftheberlinwall

Source: Frits Wiarda

Uploaded by MicroscopeLens on 2014-06-09

US Army Rangers parachute into Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury, Grenada, 1983

US Army Rangers parachute into Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury, Grenada, 1983

Taken on 1983-10-25

U.S. Army Rangers parachute into Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury.

Source: United States Army

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-11-10

US Helicopter Fires During Operation Urgent Fury, Grenada, 1983

US Helicopter Fires During Operation Urgent Fury, Grenada, 1983

Taken on 1983-10-25

A U.S. Army Bell AH-1S Cobra helicopter firing its 20 mm cannon during a mission in support of "Operation Urgent Fury" on 25 October 1983.

Source: MSgt. David Goldie/US Military

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-11-10

Soviet and East Bloc Advisors, Angola, Apr 1983

Soviet and East Bloc Advisors, Angola, Apr 1983

Taken on 1983-04-01

Soviet and East Bloc military advisors in Angola.

Source: Unknown/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-01-11

Vietnamese Artillery Striking Chinese Forces; Sino-Vietnamese War, Feb 1979

Vietnamese Artillery Striking Chinese Forces; Sino-Vietnamese War, Feb 1979

Taken on 1979-02-23

"Vietnamese artillery pounds away at advancing Chinese troops on Feb. 23, 1979, during the Sino-Vietnamese War."

Source: Time

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-12-17

Fidel Castro Speech, Cuba , 1978

Fidel Castro Speech, Cuba , 1978

Taken on 1978-01-01

Fidel Castro speaking in Havana, 1978 (exact date unknown)

Source: Marcelo Montecino/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-01-11

Cold War Pakistani-American Alliance: Nixon & Yahya Meet in Washington DC, 1970

Cold War Pakistani-American Alliance: Nixon & Yahya Meet in Washington DC, 1970

Taken on 1970-10-24

President of Pakistan Yahya Khan with United States President Richard Nixon. The United States had been a major sponsor of President Yahya's military government, as noted in a reference written by Gary Bass in the "The Blood Telegram": "President Nixon liked very few people, but he did like General Yahya Khan." Personal initiatives of President Yahya had helped to establish the communication channel between the United States and the China, which would be used to set up the Nixon's trip in 1972.

Source: Executive Office of the President of the United States

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-09-10

Congolese Leader Patrice Lumumba at Brussels Conference; Belgium, Jan 1960

Congolese Leader Patrice Lumumba at Brussels Conference; Belgium, Jan 1960

Taken on 1960-01-26

The Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba, during the round table conference in Brussels in January 1960. The round table meetings led to the adoption of sixteen resolutions on the future of Belgian Congo and its institutional reforms. With a broad consensus, the date for independence was set on June 30, 1960.

Source: Nationaal Archief Fotocollectie Anefo

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2016-01-18