Reportage 2011 photos

Friedensreich Hundertwasser, painter and architect,    
in front of the apartment house he designed.           
"Hundertwasser-House" Kegelgasse, Vienna, 1986.        
See also 40-16-01/61-70

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Friedensreich Hundertwasser, painter and architect, in front of the apartmen...
Friedensreich Hundertwasser, painter and architect,    
looking out from a window in the house he designed.    
Hundertwasser-House",Kegelgasse, Vienna, 1986.         
See also 40-16-01/61-70

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Friedensreich Hundertwasser, painter and architect, looking out from a windo...
Gottfried von Einem (1918-1996) with some of
his scores, sitting in front of his private
musical library and a portrait of himself.

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Gottfried von Einem (1918-1996) with some of his scores, sitting in front of his...
Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder, playing on a Boesendorfer   
grand piano at the Boesendorfer showrooms in Vienna.

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Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder, playing on a Boesendorfer grand piano at the Boese...
French dancer and choreographer Jean Babilee           
rehearsing his ballet "Auditorium" with the            
ballerinas of La Scala, Milano.

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French dancer and choreographer Jean Babilee rehearsing his ballet "A...
Performance of Lohengrin at the Bayreuth Festival 1958.
Lohengrin: Sandor Konya.

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Performance of Lohengrin at the Bayreuth Festival 1958. Lohengrin: Sandor Konya.
Performance of Lohengrin at the Bayreuth Festival 1958.
Lohengrin: Sandor Konya.

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Performance of Lohengrin at the Bayreuth Festival 1958. Lohengrin: Sandor Konya.
Performance of Lohengrin at the Bayreuth Festival 1958.
Lohengrin: Sandor Konya.

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Performance of Lohengrin at the Bayreuth Festival 1958. Lohengrin: Sandor Konya.
Mirella Freni during a rehearsal of Mozart's Figaro at 
the Palais Garnier,Paris, 1973.

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Mirella Freni during a rehearsal of Mozart's Figaro at the Palais Garnier,Paris...
Mirella Freni knitting during a rehearsal for Mozart's 
"Figaro" at the Palais Garnier,Paris,1973.In the       
background Director of the Paris Opera Rolf  Liebermann.

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Mirella Freni knitting during a rehearsal for Mozart's "Figaro" at the Palais...
Watching a researsal at the Palais Garnier are         
director Rolf Liebermann (left) and choreographer      
Georges Balanchine, Paris,1973

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Watching a researsal at the Palais Garnier are director Rolf Liebermann...
Director of the Paris Opera Rolf Liebermann (right),   
choreographer Georges Balanchine (center) and director 
Rene Clair (left),at the Palais Garnier,Paris,1973.

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Director of the Paris Opera Rolf Liebermann (right), choreographer Georges Ba...
Director Rene Clair at the Palais Garnier,Paris,1973.

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Director Rene Clair at the Palais Garnier,Paris,1973.
Director Rolf Liebermann watching a rehearsal          
at the Palais Garnier,Paris,1973.

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Director Rolf Liebermann watching a rehearsal at the Palais Garnier,Pa...
Director Rolf Liebermann on the stage of the           
Palais Garnier,Paris, 1973.

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Director Rolf Liebermann on the stage of the Palais Garnier,Paris, 19...
Sir Rudolf Bing,director of the Metropolitan Opera     
in New York.

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Sir Rudolf Bing,director of the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Conductor George Solti at the Palais Garnier,Paris,    
1973.

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Conductor George Solti at the Palais Garnier,Paris, 1973.
Helmut Qualtinger (1928-1986), actor, writer and comedian, in his role as "Herr Karl". 
In a frightening monologue, "Herr Karl" opportunistically switches between political loyalties, is paid for joining demonstrations and considers himself a victim of circumstances.

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Helmut Qualtinger (1928-1986), actor, writer and comedian, in his role as "Herr...
The Cross of Lorraine, a symbol of French resistance   
against the Germans, was put up in 1972 near Colombey- 
les-Deux-Eglises, where President Charles de Gaulle    
(1890-1970) lived after retiring from public office.

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The Cross of Lorraine, a symbol of French resistance against the Germans, was...
Handprinted poster of the students' revolt of          
May 1968 - "Elections,a fools' trap" and "His          
master's voice" with caricature of De Gaulle.

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Handprinted poster of the students' revolt of May 1968 - "Elections,a...
Pietro Nenni,(1891-1980),Secretary General of the      
Italian Socialist Party,Italian Foreign minister       
Primeminister,President of the Senate, 1971.

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Pietro Nenni,(1891-1980),Secretary General of the Italian Socialist Party,...
Captain Ahab (Gregory Peck) attacks the white whale. Movie Moby Dick Canary Islands, 1954.

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Captain Ahab (Gregory Peck) attacks the white whale. Movie Moby Dick Canary Isla...
Maria (Julie Andrews) and the Trapp children take a fiacre ride through Salzburg. 
The making of The Sound of Music. 
Salzburg, Austria, 1964.

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Maria (Julie Andrews) and the Trapp children take a fiacre ride through Salzburg...
Julie Andrews (Maria) on the terrace of castle Leopoldskron. The making of The Sound of Music. Salzburg, Austria, 1964.

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Julie Andrews (Maria) on the terrace of castle Leopoldskron. The making of The S...
Julie Andrews (Maria) on the terrace of castle Leopoldskron. The making of The Sound of Music. Salzburg, Austria, 1964.

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Julie Andrews (Maria) on the terrace of castle Leopoldskron. The making of The S...
Maria (Julie Andrews) arrives with her guitar and valise at the Trapp villa (Frohenburg Castle). The making of the Sound of Music. Salzburg, Austria, 1964.

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Maria (Julie Andrews) arrives with her guitar and valise at the Trapp villa (Fro...
Herbert von Karajan conducting a rehearsal of Beethoven's Fidelio
at the Salzburg Festival.

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Herbert von Karajan conducting a rehearsal of Beethoven's Fidelio at the Salzbu...
Herbert von Karajan conducting a rehearsal of Beethoven's Fidelio
at the Salzburg Festival.

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Herbert von Karajan conducting a rehearsal of Beethoven's Fidelio at the Salzbu...
Herbert von Karajan in his airplane at Salzburg airfield.

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Herbert von Karajan in his airplane at Salzburg airfield.
Herbert von Karajan conducting a rehearsal of Beethoven's Fidelio
at the Salzburg Festival.

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Herbert von Karajan conducting a rehearsal of Beethoven's Fidelio at the Salzbu...
Fireworks designed by Andre Heller, Lisbon harbour,    
1983

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Fireworks designed by Andre Heller, Lisbon harbour, 1983
Fireworks designed by Andre Heller; Lisbon harbour     
1983

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Fireworks designed by Andre Heller; Lisbon harbour 1983
Three brass bells in the form of General De Gaulle,    
raising his arms in the famous announcement in         
Algiers :"Je vous ai compris"                          
From Central Africa, H:16-18 cm

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Three brass bells in the form of General De Gaulle, raising his arms in the...
Chaim Eisenberg,Chief Rabbi,in the Vienna synagogue.   
Portrait by Erich Lessing

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Chaim Eisenberg,Chief Rabbi,in the Vienna synagogue. Portrait by Erich Lessin...
Painter Oskar Kokoschka and his wife Olda Kokoschka in the garden of their Switzerland home, the "Villa Delphin" in Villeneuve. The couple lived there from 1953 to 1980. 

Villeneuve, Switzerland, 1959

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Painter Oskar Kokoschka and his wife Olda Kokoschka in the garden of their Switz...
The painter Hans Hartung.

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The painter Hans Hartung.
Defile des Forces Francaises Libres devant le          
General De Gaulle a Yaounde,Cameroun,Sept.1940         
Parade of the troops of the Free French before General 
De Gaulle in Yaounde,Cameroon,Sept.1940.

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Defile des Forces Francaises Libres devant le General De Gaulle a Yaou...
Carte des dispositions des unites armes des Forces     
Francaises de l'Interieur,protegeant le flanc droit    
de la Troisieme Armee Americaine en France, de Tours,  
Troyes,Nevers et Dijon,Sept.1944 - Map showing the     
positions of the Free French covering the 3rd US-Army.

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Carte des dispositions des unites armes des Forces Francaises de l'Interieu...
Carte des dispositions des unites armes des Forces     
Francaises de l'Interieur,protegant le flanc droit     
de la Troisieme Armee Americaine en France, de Tours,  
Troyes,Nevers et Dijon,Sept.1944 - Map showing the     
positions of the Free French in France.

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Carte des dispositions des unites armes des Forces Francaises de l'Interieu...
Le General de Gaulle et le Gouverneur General          
Felix Eboue,Brazzaville,Congo,Jan.1944                 
General de Gaulle and General Felix Eboue,Brazzaville, 
Congo, January 1944.

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Le General de Gaulle et le Gouverneur General Felix Eboue,Brazzaville,...
De gauche a droite:Le General de Larminat,le           
Commandant Colonna d'Ornano,Brazzaville,Aout 1940.     
From left to right:General Larminat,Commander Colonna  
d'Ornano at Brazzaville,August 1940.

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De gauche a droite:Le General de Larminat,le Commandant Colonna d'Orn...
Centenaire du Gabon a Libreville,Juin 1950.De droit a  
gauche:Jacques Fourcade,President de l'Assemblee de    
l'Union Francaise,sa femme,Pierre Pelieu,Gouverneur    
du Gabon, inconnu,Francois Reste,ancien Gouverneur     
General de l'AEF(en habit).100-year jubilee of Gabon.

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Centenaire du Gabon a Libreville,Juin 1950.De droit a gauche:Jacques Fourcade,...
Le General de Gaulle arrive a Douala,Cameroun,
Sept.1940 - General De Gaulle arrives in Douala,
Cameroon,September 1940.

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Le General de Gaulle arrive a Douala,Cameroun, Sept.1940 - General De Gaulle ar...
Arrival of the ship carrying General De Gaulle to      
Libreville,1940

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Arrival of the ship carrying General De Gaulle to Libreville,1940
Arrival of the ship carrying General De Gaulle to      
Libreville,1940

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Arrival of the ship carrying General De Gaulle to Libreville,1940
Le General de Gaulle arrives at Douala,Cameroun,       
Sept.1940

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Le General de Gaulle arrives at Douala,Cameroun, Sept.1940
Funerailles du Gouverneur General Felix Eboue a        
Brazzaville (Congo),1944                               
Funeral of Governor-General Felix Eboue in Brazzaville,
Congo,1944.

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Funerailles du Gouverneur General Felix Eboue a Brazzaville (Congo),1944...
Deux portraits du Gouverneur General Felix Eboue,1943  
Governor General Felix Enbue (1884-1944).

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Deux portraits du Gouverneur General Felix Eboue,1943 Governor General Felix E...
Mme.Eboue,femme du Gouverneur General Du Congo,        
Brazzaville,1944.

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Mme.Eboue,femme du Gouverneur General Du Congo, Brazzaville,1944.
Camp militaire nomme d'apres Lt.Col.Parent,premier     
officier a mourir dans une rencontre entre les         
Forces Francaises Libres et les troupes de Vichy.      
Military base named after Lt.Col.Parent,first officer  
to die in a skirmish between the FFL and Vichy-troops.

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Camp militaire nomme d'apres Lt.Col.Parent,premier officier a mourir dans u...
Le General de Larminat,Haut-Commandant en AEF,         
avec le Commandant Colonna d'Ornano(plus tard tue      
a Mourzouk,Libye,debut 1941),avec fonctionaires        
Congolais. Brazzaville,Aout 1940.

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Le General de Larminat,Haut-Commandant en AEF, avec le Commandant Colon...
Obseques des soldats des Forces Francaises Libres,     
tues pendant un accrochage avec les troupes de Vichy   
au Gabon pres le camp du Dr. Schweitzer - Funeral of   
soldiers of the Free French,killed in a skirmish with  
Vichy-troops,near the hospital of Dr.Schweitzer,Gabon.

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Obseques des soldats des Forces Francaises Libres, tues pendant un accrocha...
Salu au drapeau le 11 Novembre 1940,Libreville,Gabon.  
Au milieu le Col.Monclar, plus tard Commandant des     
Forces Francaises pendant le Guerre de Coree - Hoisting
the flag,November 11,1940,Libreville,Gabon.

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Salu au drapeau le 11 Novembre 1940,Libreville,Gabon. Au milieu le Col.Monclar...
Declaration du Col. de Larminat du Comite Africain     
de la France Libre sur l'esprit du mouvement de la     
France Libre,23 aout 1940

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Declaration du Col. de Larminat du Comite Africain de la France Libre sur l...
Declaration du Colonel de Larminat pour                
Le Comite Africain de la France Libre,concernant       
la collaboration avec l'Angleterre. 22 Aout 1940.

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Declaration du Colonel de Larminat pour Le Comite Africain de la...
Declaration du Col. de Larminat du Comite Africain     
de la France Libre,declarant que le Tchad,sous la      
conduite du Gouverneur Eboue et du Commandant          
Colonna d'Ornano, c'est rallie au movement du          
General De Gaulle.23 Aout 1940.

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Declaration du Col. de Larminat du Comite Africain de la France Libre,decla...
Centenaire du Gabon,defilee devant le palais du        
Gouverneur,1950 - 10 years'jubilee of Gabon;parade     
in fromt of the governor's palace,1950.

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Centenaire du Gabon,defilee devant le palais du Gouverneur,1950 - 10 yea...
Membres d'une tribu Africaine,Gabon,1941               
Members of an African tribe,Gabon,1941

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Membres d'une tribu Africaine,Gabon,1941 Members of an African tr...
Centenaire du Gabon,Libreville,Juin 1950:              
L'ancien Gouverneur Jean Fourcade (haut-de-forme),     
Bernard Cornut-Gentile,Gouverneur General de l'AEF,    
un inconnu - 100-years jubilee of Gabon,June 1950.

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Centenaire du Gabon,Libreville,Juin 1950: L'ancien Gouverneur Jean...
Deposition d'un pierre pendant une messe.
Un eveque.Libreville,Gabon 1950
Laying a stone during mass,Libreville,Gabon,1950.

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Deposition d'un pierre pendant une messe. Un eveque.Libreville,Gabon 1950 Layi...
Le General de Gaulle addresse les notables du          
Cameroun a Douala, Sept.1940. A remarquer la           
Croix de Lorraine pendu a l'envers derriere De Gaulle. 
General De Gaulle speaks to the dignitaries of Cameroon
in Douala,September 1940.

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Le General de Gaulle addresse les notables du Cameroun a Douala, Sept....
Depart du General de Gaulle du Palais du Gouverneur    
a Douala,Cameroun,en Septembre 1940.                   
General De Gaulle leaves the governor's palace in      
Douala,Cameroon,September 1940.

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Depart du General de Gaulle du Palais du Gouverneur a Douala,Cameroun,en Sep...
Enterrement du Gouverneur Felix Eboue a Brazzaville    
(Congo),Mai 1944 - Funeral of Governor Felix Eboue     
in Brazzaville,May 1944.

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Enterrement du Gouverneur Felix Eboue a Brazzaville (Congo),Mai 1944 - Funer...
Depart du General de Gaulle du Palais du Gouverneur    
a Douala,Cameroun, en Septembre 1940.                  
Genral De Gaulle leaves the goveror's palace in        
Douala,Cameroon,September 1940.

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Depart du General de Gaulle du Palais du Gouverneur a Douala,Cameroun, en Se...
Depart du General de Gaulle du Palais du Gouverneur    
a Douala,Cameroun, en Septembre 1940.                  
Genral De Gaulle leaves the goveror's palace in        
Douala,Cameroon,September 1940.

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Depart du General de Gaulle du Palais du Gouverneur a Douala,Cameroun, en Se...
Centennaire du Gabon,Libeville, Juin 1950.Le President 
Fourcade avec un pretre et,assis de d.a g.:Mme.        
Jeanne Vialle,Depute;M.Cornut-Gentile,Haut-Commissaire 
en AEF;et Jean Jacqes Juglas,Commission Outre-Mer      
de l'Assemblee Nationale - 100-years jubilee,Gabon,195.

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Centennaire du Gabon,Libeville, Juin 1950.Le President Fourcade avec un pretre...
Enterrement du Gouverneur Felix Eboue a Brazzaville    
(Congo),Mai 1944 - Funeral of governor Felix Eboue,    
Brazzaville,Congo,May 1944.

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Enterrement du Gouverneur Felix Eboue a Brazzaville (Congo),Mai 1944 - Funer...
Les epaves d'un avion de troupes de Vichy,abattu pres  
de Libreville,Gabon,Oct.1940.The remains of an airplane
of the Vichy-forces,brought down near Libreville,Gabon,
October 1940.

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Les epaves d'un avion de troupes de Vichy,abattu pres de Libreville,Gabon,Oct....
Enterrement du Gouverneur Felix Eboue a Brazzaville    
(Congo),Mai 1944 - Funeral of governor Felix Eboue     
in Brazzaville,May 1944.

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Enterrement du Gouverneur Felix Eboue a Brazzaville (Congo),Mai 1944 - Funer...
Un bateau de Vichy,touche par un obus des Forces       
Francaise Libres, et qui disparait en mer au large     
de Libreville,Oct.1941 - A battleship of the Vichy-    
forces,sunk before Libreville,October 1941.

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Un bateau de Vichy,touche par un obus des Forces Francaise Libres, et qui...
Depart General de Gaulle de Yaounde,Cameroun, sur un   
avion-bombardier"Potez 540", le 14 Sept.1940           
Departure of General de Gaulle from Yaounde,Cameroon,  
on a bomber-plane "Potez 540",September 14,1940.

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Depart General de Gaulle de Yaounde,Cameroun, sur un avion-bombardier"Potez 5...
General Charles De Gaulle reviewing troops in front of the governor's palace in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
September 1940.

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General Charles De Gaulle reviewing troops in front of the governor's palace in...
Troops of the Free French march past General Charles De Gaulle 
in Douala, Cameroon.
September 1940.

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Troops of the Free French march past General Charles De Gaulle in Douala, Came...
Troops of the Free French march past General Charles De Gaulle 
in Douala, Cameroon.
September 1940.

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Troops of the Free French march past General Charles De Gaulle in Douala, Came...
General De Gaulle leaves for Kenya (with Col. Montclar?),
Yaoundé, Cameroon.
14 September 1940

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General De Gaulle leaves for Kenya (with Col. Montclar?), Yaoundé, Cameroon. 1...
General De Gaulle leaves for Kenya (with Col. Montclar?),
Yaoundé, Cameroon.
14 September 1940

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General De Gaulle leaves for Kenya (with Col. Montclar?), Yaoundé, Cameroon. 1...
Captain Philippe de Hautecloque (pseudonym "Leclerc", later Marechal de France) in Douala, Cameroon.
September 1940.

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Captain Philippe de Hautecloque (pseudonym "Leclerc", later Marechal de France)...
Presentation of the colonial administrators in Cameroon for General Charles De Gaulle in Douala.
September 1940.

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Presentation of the colonial administrators in Cameroon for General Charles De G...
British airborne troops over the Libyan desert.

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British airborne troops over the Libyan desert.
Potsdam Conference: Stalin, Molotov and others

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Potsdam Conference: Stalin, Molotov and others
After World War II, Vienna was divided between all
four occupation forces, US, British, French and
Soviet Russian. Joint military patrols formed the
"Four in a Jeep".Roll-call before a new tour of duty.
Vienna, 1947

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After World War II, Vienna was divided between all four occupation forces, US, B...
After World War II, Vienna was divided between the four occupation forces, US, British, French and Soviet Russian. 
Joint military patrols formed the "Four in a Jeep".
Roll-call before a new tour of duty.
Vienna, 1947

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After World War II, Vienna was divided between the four occupation forces, US, B...
Salztor-Bridge across the Danube Canal,Vienna.The signboard says:"Exit from the Russian Zone"; the monument at left reminds passers-by that "this bridge was destroyed by German Fascists in 1945 and rebuilt upon orders of  Soviet Marshal Koniew.." Vienna,1947

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Salztor-Bridge across the Danube Canal,Vienna.The signboard says:"Exit from the...
Housewives buy meat at a farmers' market. In 1947, with little food to be had officially, there was a thriving black market between the hungry city-dwellers and the slightly better-off farmers.
Vienna, 1947

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Housewives buy meat at a farmers' market. In 1947, with little food to be had of...
A man feeds sparrows in front of graves of Soviet
soldiers who died during the battle of Vienna in
April 1945. In the background the Vienna City-hall.

Vienna,1947

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A man feeds sparrows in front of graves of Soviet soldiers who died during the b...
Unemployed Viennese waiting to be registered and to receive unemployment benefits.
Vienna,1947

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Unemployed Viennese waiting to be registered and to receive unemployment benefit...
Unemployed Viennese waiting for registration and unemployment benefits.
Vienna, 1947

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Unemployed Viennese waiting for registration and unemployment benefits. Vienna,...
Peace returns to war-damaged Vienna:the opening waltz
in Vienna's "Musikverein" concert hall.
Vienna, 1947

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Peace returns to war-damaged Vienna:the opening waltz in Vienna's "Musikverein"...
A rare fraternization: Soviet and US-soldiers gathered around a camera in Vienna's Prater park.    
Vienna, 1947

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A rare fraternization: Soviet and US-soldiers gathered around a camera in Vienna...
Post-war Vienna.
Ruins of the Philippshof shelter, which collapsed during an air-raid on 12 March 1945, killing 250 people. The damaged opera house is visible in the background.

Albertinaplatz, Vienna, Austria, 1945

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Post-war Vienna. Ruins of the Philippshof shelter, which collapsed during an ai...
The body of operasinger Maria Cebotari (1910-1949) lies in state   
in the war-damaged Vienna Operahouse. Viennese music  lovers  
file past.                                      
Vienna,1949

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The body of operasinger Maria Cebotari (1910-1949) lies in state in the war-...
The deathmask is taken of composer Franz Lehar         
(1870-1948) on his deathbed in his villa in Ischl,     
Austria.

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The deathmask is taken of composer Franz Lehar (1870-1948) on his death...
The four High Commissioners of Austria in 1949: (l. to r.) Geoffrey Keyes (USA), Sir Alexander Galloway (UK), Emile Béthouard (France) and Vadim Sviridov (USSR).

Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria, 1949

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The four High Commissioners of Austria in 1949: (l. to r.) Geoffrey Keyes (USA),...
Robert Stolz, Austrian composer(1880-1975), and        
actress Inge Konradi during a musical evening in       
the composer's home.Vienna, 1949

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Robert Stolz, Austrian composer(1880-1975), and actress Inge Konradi dur...
Four years after the end of World War II,Austrian      
prisoners of war return from POW-camps in the Soviet   
Union. Vienna,1949

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Four years after the end of World War II,Austrian prisoners of war return...
After World War II, Vienna was divided between the four occupation forces, US, British, French and Soviet Russian. Joint military patrols formed the "Four in a Jeep".
Roll-call before another tour of duty.
Vienna, 1947

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After World War II, Vienna was divided between the four occupation forces, US, B...
Four years after the end of World War II,Austrian      
prisoners of war return from POW-camps in the Soviet   
Union. Vienna,1947

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Four years after the end of World War II,Austrian prisoners of war return...
Austrian parliametary elections 1949:The Christian-
Conservative Peoples'Party warns voters to beware
of the "red octopus" crushing Europe with its arms.
The small poster below left shows the three arrows
of the Austrian Socialist Party.Vienna, 1947

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Austrian parliametary elections 1949:The Christian- Conservative Peoples'Party...
Avalanche hits Heilgenblut,Austria

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Avalanche hits Heilgenblut,Austria
Famous Catalan cellist Pablo Casals in his exile       
from Franco-Spain in Prades,French Pyrenes. 1951

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Famous Catalan cellist Pablo Casals in his exile from Franco-Spain in Pra...
Traudl Lessing with the famous Catalan cellist Pablo Casals in his exile from Franco-Spain in Prades, French Pyrenes. 1950/51 (?)

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Traudl Lessing with the famous Catalan cellist Pablo Casals in his exile from Fr...
Kurt Schumacher, chairman of the West-German Social-Democratic Party, who lost a leg and an arm in World War I and spent years in Nazi concentration camps.

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Kurt Schumacher, chairman of the West-German Social-Democratic Party, who lost a...
Kurt Schumacher,chairman of the West-German Social-    
Democratic Party,who lost a leg and an arm in World    
War I and spent years in Nazi concentration camps.

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Kurt Schumacher,chairman of the West-German Social- Democratic Party,who los...
Kurt Schumacher, chairman of the West-German Social-Democratic Party, who lost a leg and an arm in World War I and spent years in Nazi concentration camps.

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Kurt Schumacher, chairman of the West-German Social-Democratic Party, who lost a...
Kurt Schumacher,chairman of the West-German Social-    
Democratic Party,who lost a leg and an arm in World    
War I and spent years in Nazi concentration camps.1951

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Kurt Schumacher,chairman of the West-German Social- Democratic Party,who los...
Children in a refugee center in Uelzen, West Germany.   
Iin 1951 West Germany admitted 9.5 million refugees, mostly from East Germany, a great burden on the struggling economy.          
Uelzen, 1951.

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Children in a refugee center in Uelzen, West Germany. Iin 1951 West Germany...
Refugees sharing a meal  in a refugee center in Uelzen, West Germany.
In 1951 West Germany admitted 9.5 million refugees, mostly from East Germany, a great burden on the struggling economy.          
Uelzen, 1951.

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Refugees sharing a meal in a refugee center in Uelzen, West Germany. In 1951 W...
Three miners of the Helene mine in Altenessen have
a morning beer and discussion in their favourite pub.
Fritz Jansen,center,in checkered shirt,was one of the
leaders of the miners' revolt who prevented the SS from
blowing up the mine at the end of the war.
Altenessen,1951.

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Three miners of the Helene mine in Altenessen have a morning beer and discussio...
Street vendor selling used tools on a street in Frankfurt, West Germany, 1951

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Street vendor selling used tools on a street in Frankfurt, West Germany, 1951
Street vendor selling used tools on a street in Frankfurt, West Germany, 1951.

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Street vendor selling used tools on a street in Frankfurt, West Germany, 1951.
Shops in West German towns carry goods which have not been available since before the war; yet few can afford them.

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Shops in West German towns carry goods which have not been available since befor...
Members of a Social-democratic Youth Group making music.  
West Germany, 1951

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Members of a Social-democratic Youth Group making music. West Germany, 1951
Members of a Social-democratic Youth Group making      
music. West Germany, 1951

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Members of a Social-democratic Youth Group making music. West Germany, 19...
Children in a refugee center in Uelzen, West Germany.   
Refugees are registered at the Uelzen camp; in 1951 West Germany admitted 9.5 million refugees, mostly from East Germany, a great burden on the struggling economy.

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Children in a refugee center in Uelzen, West Germany. Refugees are registere...
Children in the refugee center at Uelzen.
In 1951 West Germany admitted 9.5 million refugees, mostly from East Germany, a great burden on the struggling economy.          
Uelzen, 1951.

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Children in the refugee center at Uelzen. In 1951 West Germany admitted 9.5 mil...
Shops in West German towns carry goods which have not been available since before the war; the foodstamp system has been abandoned.

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Shops in West German towns carry goods which have not been available since befor...
West German industry: members of the board of the Krupp steelworks meet in Villa Huegel, the private home of the Krupp family.                              
Essen, 1951.

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West German industry: members of the board of the Krupp steelworks meet in Villa...
Production line of the 1951 Volkswagen model at the 
Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, West Germany.

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Production line of the 1951 Volkswagen model at the Volkswagen factory in Wolf...
Production line of the 1951 Volkswagen model at the    
Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, West Germany.

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Production line of the 1951 Volkswagen model at the Volkswagen factory in W...
Production line of the 1951 Volkswagen model at the    
Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, West Germany.

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Production line of the 1951 Volkswagen model at the Volkswagen factory in W...
Kurt Schumacher, chairman of the West-German Social-Democratic Party, who lost a leg and an arm in World War I and spent years in Nazi concentration camps.

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Kurt Schumacher, chairman of the West-German Social-Democratic Party, who lost a...
Two bouncers at the entrance to a fancy Hamburg nightlub. Hamburg, 1951

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Two bouncers at the entrance to a fancy Hamburg nightlub. Hamburg, 1951
Members of a Social-democratic Youth Group making music. 
West Germany, 1951

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Members of a Social-democratic Youth Group making music. West Germany, 1951
A street in bomb-damaged Berlin, 1951.

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A street in bomb-damaged Berlin, 1951.
Shabby backyard of an apartment building in West Berlin, 1951.

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Shabby backyard of an apartment building in West Berlin, 1951.
In the Hamburg fashion house of Mrs.Graf-Sita, a new dress is created for the Countess of Hannover. The salon caters almost exclusively to the German aristocracy. 
Hamburg, West Germany, 1951.

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In the Hamburg fashion house of Mrs.Graf-Sita, a new dress is created for the Co...
Kurt Schumacher, chairman of the West-German Social-Democratic Party, who lost a leg and an arm in World War I and spent years in Nazi concentration camps.

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Kurt Schumacher, chairman of the West-German Social-Democratic Party, who lost a...
Meeting of the Allied High Commission for Germany.     
Around the table: Andre-Francois Poncet, France; John McCloy, USA; Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick, Great Britain. 
After 1948, the Soviets refused to take part in the meetings. Bonn, Petersberg, 1951

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Meeting of the Allied High Commission for Germany. Around the table: Andre...
Meeting of the Allied High Commission for Germany.     
Around the table Andre-Francois Poncet, France; John McCloy, USA; Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick, Great Britain. 
After 1948, the Soviets refused to take part in the meetings. 
Bonn, Petersberg, 1951.

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Meeting of the Allied High Commission for Germany. Around the table Andre-...
Members of a conservative student fraternity, with their traditional caps and mugs of beer.               
Berlin, 1951

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Members of a conservative student fraternity, with their traditional caps and mu...
Carlo Schmid, member of the Social-Democratic Party,   
vice-president of the Bundestag, the West-German       
parliament, conferring with his secretary.             
Bonn, 1951.

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Carlo Schmid, member of the Social-Democratic Party, vice-president of the B...
The three Allied High-Commissioners for Germany.      
From left to right: Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick, Great Britain; Andre Francois-Poncet, France; John McCloy, USA. 

Petersberg, Bonn, West Germany, 1951.

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The three Allied High-Commissioners for Germany. From left to right: Sir...
The three Allied High-Commissioners for Germany:       
From left to right: Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick, Great-Britain; Andre Francois-Poncet, France; John McCloy, USA.

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The three Allied High-Commissioners for Germany: From left to right: Sir...
West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967)

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West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967)
West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967).

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West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967).
People collecting scraps in the ruins of Berlin, 1951.

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People collecting scraps in the ruins of Berlin, 1951.
Cleaning up a war-damaged hall in the Thysseen-        
steelworks in Duisburg,West-Germany.

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Cleaning up a war-damaged hall in the Thysseen- steelworks in Duisburg,W...
Change of shift:workers leaving the steelworks in      
Duisburg,West-Germany,1951

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Change of shift:workers leaving the steelworks in Duisburg,West-Germany,19...
Change of shift: workers leaving the steelworks in Duisburg, West Germany, 1951.

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Change of shift: workers leaving the steelworks in Duisburg, West Germany, 1951.
Steelworkers in the war-damaged Krupp-Steelworks in Essen, Germany, 1951.

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Steelworkers in the war-damaged Krupp-Steelworks in Essen, Germany, 1951.
Gambling on the Reeperbahn, Hamburg's red-light district.

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Gambling on the Reeperbahn, Hamburg's red-light district.
Transvestites in a bar on the Reeperbahn, Hamburg's red-light district.

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Transvestites in a bar on the Reeperbahn, Hamburg's red-light district.
German emigrants boarding a ship in Bremerhaven. Immediately
after the war, DP's (displaced persons) were given priority. In 1951 the first Germans could emigrate, mostly farmers or technicians.                         Bremerhaven, 1951

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German emigrants boarding a ship in Bremerhaven. Immediately after the war, DP'...
Poster issued by the US-Occupation Force in West Berlin: "The Flag of Freedom"; the poster also gives the address of the US-Headquarters and the US-Military police.

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Poster issued by the US-Occupation Force in West Berlin: "The Flag of Freedom";...
The border between East and West Berlin before the Berlin Wall was built in 1961. Children play on the fence which separates East and West.                   
Berlin, 1951

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The border between East and West Berlin before the Berlin Wall was built in 1961...
The border between East and West Berlin before the Berlin Wall was built in 1961. Children play on the fence which separates East and West.                   
Berlin, 1951

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The border between East and West Berlin before the Berlin Wall was built in 1961...
A war invalid has converted his tricycle into a mobile shop and sells cigarettes and other black-market goods. 
West Berlin, 1951.

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A war invalid has converted his tricycle into a mobile shop and sells cigarettes...
Torchlight parade of the Social-democratic Youth Organization through Hannover's main street on the evening of May 1st. In 1951, there were about 100.000 organized young socialists in West Germany.

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Torchlight parade of the Social-democratic Youth Organization through Hannover's...
German emigrants boarding a ship in Bremerhaven. Immediately
after the war, DPs(displaced persons) were given priority. In 1951 the first Germans to emigrate were mostly farmers or technicians.              Bremerhaven, 1951

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German emigrants boarding a ship in Bremerhaven. Immediately after the war, DPs...
A unit of the newly formed West German Borderguards, a paramilitary organisation, in front of the Federal Chancellery in Bonn.                                   
Bonn, 1951

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A unit of the newly formed West German Borderguards, a paramilitary organisation...
Before the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, an elderly woman leaves the Soviet sector of Berlin carrying her meager possessions.
Berlin, 1951

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Before the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, an elderly woman leaves the...
Before the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, an elderly woman leaves the Soviet sector of Berlin carrying her meager possessions.
Berlin, 1951

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Before the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, an elderly woman leaves the...
Before the Berlin Wall was built in 1961, an elderly woman leaves the Soviet sector of Berlin, carrying her meager possessions. Signboard in background says "You are now leaving the US-sector".         Berlin, 1951

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Before the Berlin Wall was built in 1961, an elderly woman leaves the Soviet sec...
The "cemetery of bells" in the Hamburg harbour.
These are the last of thousands of bells collected to be melted and used for the ultimate war effort. Most of the bells have been returned to their bell towers, but these remain, unclaimed or unidentified. 
Hamburg, 1951

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The "cemetery of bells" in the Hamburg harbour. These are the last of thousands...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite army in North Africa. The missing father and son generation. A boy wears his dead father's medals.                              
Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951

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Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's elit...
The slogan "Ami go home" on the walls of a burnt-out   
building is changed to "Russian go home" by some       
anti-Communist activists from a youth organization     
sponsored by the US-occupation forces. Berlin, 1951

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The slogan "Ami go home" on the walls of a burnt-out building is changed to "...
A memorial meeting for the Jewish victims in Dachau concentration camp is held in front of a menorah and the Star of David, Jewish symbols.                      
Dachau, West Germany, 1951

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A memorial meeting for the Jewish victims in Dachau concentration camp is held i...
Brown coal is processed in West Germany.

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Brown coal is processed in West Germany.
"Strike for 14% as of May 1st" is scrawled on the wall of a drab street in the Ruhr.

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"Strike for 14% as of May 1st" is scrawled on the wall of a drab street in the R...
Children foraging for scraps in the ruins of Berlin.     

Berlin, 1951.

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Children foraging for scraps in the ruins of Berlin. Berlin, 1951.
New chapel built in the ruins of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedaechtniskirche. 
Berlin, 1951

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New chapel built in the ruins of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedaechtniskirche. Berlin,...
Selling radios from a van in West Berlin, 1951

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Selling radios from a van in West Berlin, 1951
Ruins reflected in a newly opened shop in Berlin, Tauentzinstrasse.                                      
Berlin, 1951

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Ruins reflected in a newly opened shop in Berlin, Tauentzinstrasse....
French and US signs for allied occupation troops in Mannheim, West Germany.

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French and US signs for allied occupation troops in Mannheim, West Germany.
The Robot camera factory in Duesseldorf was rebuilt from scratch after the war: the premises had been moved to the "Sudetenland" for safety and had been confiscated by Czechoslovakia. When Robot resumed production, they did not even have camera design drawings.

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The Robot camera factory in Duesseldorf was rebuilt from scratch after the war:...
Children collecting scrap metal in a bombed-out area in West Berlin, 1951.

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Children collecting scrap metal in a bombed-out area in West Berlin, 1951.
West German policeman talking to the driver of an F 125 I built by the Kleinschnittger-Werke in Arnsberg in Westphalia. 
Bonn, 1951

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West German policeman talking to the driver of an F 125 I built by the Kleinschn...
A rally of the "Goslar Jäger", an infantry regiment, a reunion attended by thousands of veterans and their families.                                              
Goslar, 1951

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A rally of the "Goslar Jäger", an infantry regiment, a reunion attended by thous...
Change of shift:workers leaving the steelworks in      
Duisburg,West-Germany,1951

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Change of shift:workers leaving the steelworks in Duisburg,West-Germany,19...
Ernst Reuter, mayor of Berlin during the Berlin Blockade, addresses a meeting of the Social Democratic Party. 
Berlin, 1951

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Ernst Reuter, mayor of Berlin during the Berlin Blockade, addresses a meeting of...
People live in the ruins of bombed houses.         
Duesseldorf, West Germany, 1951.

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People live in the ruins of bombed houses. Duesseldorf, West Germany,...
People live in the ruins of bombed-out houses.
Duesseldorf, West Germany, 1951.

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People live in the ruins of bombed-out houses. Duesseldorf, West Germany, 1951.
Kurt Schumacher,chairman of the West-German Social-    
Democratic Party (SPD)and his assistant Annemarie      
Renger. Schumacher lost an arm and leg in World War I  
and spent years in Nazi concentration camps. Renger    
later became president of the Bundestag. Bonn,1951

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Kurt Schumacher,chairman of the West-German Social- Democratic Party (SPD)an...
Carlo Schmid (1896-1979), professor, lawyer, member of the West German Bundestag (Parliament), member of the presidium of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD). 
Bonn, 1951

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Carlo Schmid (1896-1979), professor, lawyer, member of the West German Bundestag...
Carlo Schmid, professor, lawyer, member of the West German Bundestag (Parliament), member of the presidium of the German Social-Democratic Party (SPD), 1951.

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Carlo Schmid, professor, lawyer, member of the West German Bundestag (Parliament...
A worker watching the blast furnace of the Dortmund-Hoerde steel plant. The entire plant employed a total of 18000 workers in 1951.                             
Dortmund, 1951

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A worker watching the blast furnace of the Dortmund-Hoerde steel plant. The enti...
A worker watching the blast furnace of the Dortmund-Hoerde steel plant. The entire plant employed a total of 18000 workers in 1951.                            
Dortmund, 1951

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A worker watching the blast furnace of the Dortmund-Hoerde steel plant. The enti...
Carlo Schmid (1896-1979), professor, lawyer, member of    
the West German Bundestag (Parliament), member of the   
presidium of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD). 
Sipping milk in the milk-bar of the Bundestag.         
Bonn, 1951

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Carlo Schmid (1896-1979), professor, lawyer, member of the West German Bund...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Midnight mass in the Gothic church of Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Midnight mass in the Gothic church of Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Morning mass on Christmas day in Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Morning mass on Christmas day in Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria:On Christmas morning,school-      
children in Wagrain sing at the grave of Josef Mohr,   
parish priest in Wagrain who wrote the world-famous    
Christmas song:"Silent night,Holy night.."             
Wagrain,Salzburg,1951.

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Christmas in Austria:On Christmas morning,school- children in Wagrain sing...
Christmas in Austria: On Christmas morning, children in Wagrain sing at the grave of Josef Mohr, parish priest in Wagrain who wrote the world-famous Christmas song:"Silent night".             
Wagrain, Salzburg, Austria, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria: On Christmas morning, children in Wagrain sing at the grav...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Christmas eve in a farmhouse in Wagrain,1951

#51020314

Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is celebrated with mass,prayer and
a Christmas-tree at home,incense burnt in the stables, 
and "Looking for shelter":two villagers,acting Mary and
Joseph, walk from house to house and are given cake    
and drinks. Christmas eve in a farm in Wagrain,1951

#51020320

Christmas in Austria is celebrated with mass,prayer and a Christmas-tree at home...
Traditional Christmas celebrations in Austria include mass, prayer and a Christmas tree at home, incense burning in the stables, and "Looking for Shelter": two villagers, acting Mary and Joseph, walk from house to house and are given cake and drinks. 

Christmas eve at a farm in Wagrain, 1951

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Traditional Christmas celebrations in Austria include mass, prayer and a Christm...
Christmas in Austria is celebrated with Midnight Mass, 
prayer,a Christmas-tree at home and incense burnt in   
the stables.Wagrain,Austria,1951.

#51020531

Christmas in Austria is celebrated with Midnight Mass, prayer,a Christmas-tree...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Midnight mass in Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Midnight mass in Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Lighting candles in the cemetery. 
Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Musicians play at morning mass on Christmas day in the village of Wagrain.

#51020632

Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is celebrated with mass,prayer and
a Christmas-tree at home,incense burnt in the stables, 
and "Looking for shelter":two villagers,acting Mary and
Joseph, walk from house to house and are given cake    
and drinks. Christmas eve in a farm in Wagrain,1951

#51020721

Christmas in Austria is celebrated with mass,prayer and a Christmas-tree at home...
Christmas in Austria is celebrated with mass,prayer and
a Christmas-tree at home,incense burnt in the stables, 
and "Looking for shelter":two villagers,acting Mary and
Joseph, walk from house to house and are given cake    
and drinks. Christmas eve in a farm in Wagrain,1951

#51020733

Christmas in Austria is celebrated with mass,prayer and a Christmas-tree at home...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.                                      
On Christmas morning, villagers in Wagrain visit their dead at the cemetery.                                  
1951

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Christmas Eve in Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at home, incense burnt in stables, and "Looking for shelter", a nativity play.            
Lighting candles at the cemetery on Christmas Eve. 
Wagrain, 1951.

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Christmas in Austria is traditionally celebrated with mass, a Christmas tree at...
West German chancellor Konrad Adenauer arrives in Paris on his first visit in 1951.                      
Paris, 1951

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West German chancellor Konrad Adenauer arrives in Paris on his first visit in 19...
West German chancellor Konrad Adenauer lays a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe.
Paris, 1951

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West German chancellor Konrad Adenauer lays a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German statesman to visit Paris after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot.  
Adenauer and French High Commissioner in Germany, André Francois-Poncet, walking towards the Eiffel Tower.

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In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German state...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German statesman to visit Paris after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot. Francois-Poncet and Chancellor Adenauer on the Champs-Elysees, in the background the Arc de Triomphe.

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In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German state...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German statesman to visit Paris after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot. Chancellor Adenauer, Ambassador Hausenstein and High Commissioner Francois-Poncet in front of the Eiffel Tower.   

Paris, 1951

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In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German state...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German statesman to visit Paris after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot. 
Chancellor Adenauer leaves the Elysee-Palace after his meeting with French President Auriol.

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In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German state...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer visited Paris as the first German statesman after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot.Robert Schuman beckoning to Jean Monnet and Walter Hallstein to join him and Konrad Adenauer.

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In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer visited Paris as the first...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German statesman to visit Paris after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot. 
Chancellor Adenauer and French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman leave the Foreign Ministry.

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In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German state...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer visited Paris as the first German statesman after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot. From left to right: Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman, Konrad Adenauer, Walter Hallstein.

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In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer visited Paris as the first...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German statesman to visit Paris after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot. 
Konrad Adenauer paying a courtesy call to Edouard Herriot, President of the National Assembly.

#510315 3

In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German state...
In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German statesman to visit Paris after the war. He conferred with Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Edouard Herriot. 
On a rainy afternoon, Chancellor Adenauer leaves the National Assembly after his visit to President Edouard Herriot.

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In April 1951, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was the first German state...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe,in Iserlohn,West-   
Germany, 1951.Memories of war.

#51040313

Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's el...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951. 
General Cruewell (left) and General Beierlein, who capitulated with his tank division still intact, thus saving the small town of Iserlohn.

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Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's e...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951. 
The cinema in Iserlohn was packed with three thousand veterans during a speech by General Cruewell.

#51040325

Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's e...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951. 
Beer for the veterans after speeches and ceremonies.
Iserlohn, 1951

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Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's e...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany. 
Sausage and pea-mash is served in memory of army-grub. 
Iserlohn, 1951

#51040618

Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's elit...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951. 
The cinema in Iserlohn was packed with three   
thousand veterans during a speech by General Cruewell.

#51040837

Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's e...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany. 
A veteran sleeps it off in an empty beer-garden.
Iserlohn, 1951.

#51040910

Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's elit...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951. 
Under a painting of Fieldmarshal Rommel, General Hesebeck addresses the veterans.

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Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's e...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951. 
A photo in memory of the meeting: former members of the Afrika-Korps assemble around a car marked "DAK" - Deutsches Afrika-Korps.
Iserlohn, 1951

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Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's e...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951. 
A special welcome was given to "our good Austrians who have not forgotten their German brothers in arms" who had come in Lederhosen and army boots.

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Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's e...
Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps",  
Fieldmarshal Rommel's elite troupe, in Iserlohn, West Germany, 1951. 
During a ceremony at the small cemetery, the catholic divisional priest praised the sacrifice of the soldiers. He was more outspoken than the generals.

#510417 5

Meeting of the veterans of the German "Afrika-Korps", Fieldmarshal Rommel's e...
Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by        
train in Edirne,Turkey,1951. Refugees are vaccinated   
upon their arrival in Edirne.

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Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by train in Edirne,Turkey,1...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Refugees are vaccinated upon their arrival in Edirne.

#51060120

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Refugees are...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Refugees are vaccinated upon their arrival in Edirne.

#51060122A

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Refugees are v...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Arrival by train.

#510602 3

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Arrival by t...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Arrival by train.

#510602 5

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Arrival by t...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Arrival by train.

#51060214

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Arrival by t...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951.      
A little girl stands in line for vaccination.

#510603 5

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. A littl...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Refugees register at the reception center set up at the train station.

#51060324

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Refugees reg...
Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by        
train in Edirne,Turkey,1951. Refugees register at      
the reception center set up at the railway station.

#51060336

Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by train in Edirne,Turkey,1...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Refugees waiting to register at the reception center at the Edirne train station.

#510604 1

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Refugees wai...
Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by        
train in Edirne,Turkey,1951. Refugees carrying their   
possessions, among them kitchen stoves.

#510604 7

Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by train in Edirne,Turkey,1...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
After registration, refugees enter the reception center for health checks.

#510605 6

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. After regist...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
A little boy drinks from a traditional jug.

#51060510

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. A little boy...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Turks from the same Bulgarian village rest in the shade of a tree while waiting to be sent on to their destinations.

#510609 7

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Turks from t...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
These families took the boat across the Sea of Marmara to   
disembark at Dandivma. They would then be resettled in Erdek.

#510610 5

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. These famili...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
A sick woman is carried on a stretcher to the reception center      
for medical attention.

#510611 5

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. A sick woman...
Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by        
train in Edirne,Turkey,1951. A Turkish policeman       
directs the refugees towards the reception center      
at Edirne railway station.

#510612 5

Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by train in Edirne,Turkey,1...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Young boy carrying provisions.

#510612 6

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Young boy ca...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
A baby is vaccinated upon arrival.

#510613 8

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. A baby is va...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Boys put their heads together, showing their Turkish skull-caps.

#510615 1

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Boys put the...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
An old man arrives at the reception center.

#510616 8

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. An old man a...
Ethnic Turks,expelled from Bulgaria,arrive in an       
Anatolian village where they will settle after their   
brief stay at the refugee camp in Edirne,Turkey,1951.

#510619 1

Ethnic Turks,expelled from Bulgaria,arrive in an Anatolian village where...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Refugees being resettled in Erdek after a brief stay at the refugee camp.

#510619 2

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Refugees bei...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
A first rest and meal after arrival.

#510621 5

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. A first rest...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Arrival by train.

#510623 2

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Arrival by t...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Arrival by train.

#510623 6

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Arrival by t...
Within a few weeks, some 150.000 ethnic Turks, expelled
from Bulgaria,arrived by train in Edirne,Turkey,1951.

#510623 7

Within a few weeks, some 150.000 ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria,arrived by...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
A sick woman is carried on a stretcher to the reception center      
for medical attention.

#510624 1

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. A sick woman...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Turkish boys from Bulgaria pass the time playing games. They wear traditional skull caps.

#510625 1

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Turkish boys...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Refugees wait to be resettled in Turkey. In the meantime, laundry dries on the wire surrounding the temporary camp.

#510625 7

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Refugees wai...
Journalist Traudl Lessing looking into a mosque.

#510626 4

Journalist Traudl Lessing looking into a mosque.
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Unloading what possessions they could bring from their old homes.

#510627 4

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Unloading wh...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Women and children waiting to be vaccinated at the reception center.

#510630 8

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Women and ch...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Arrival by train.

#510632 4

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Arrival by t...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Women in traditional trousers wait to be vaccinated.

#510633 1

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Women in tra...
Refugees, ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria, arrive  
at Edirne railway station, Turkey. Mother washing      
her baby. Edirne,Turkey, 1951

#510634 9

Refugees, ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria, arrive at Edirne railway statio...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
The outdoor registration center at the train station.

#510637 1

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. The outdoor...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
An old farmer registering at the reception center.

#510638 6

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. An old farme...
Refugees, ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria, arrive  
at Edirne railway station, Turkey.                     
Turkish policeman guarding the reception center.       
Edirne,1951.

#510639 1

Refugees, ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria, arrive at Edirne railway statio...
Fetching water from a far-away source in central       
Anatolia,Turkey,1951.

#51064010

Fetching water from a far-away source in central Anatolia,Turkey,1951.
Fetching water from a far-away source in central Anatolia, Turkey, 1951.

#51064012

Fetching water from a far-away source in central Anatolia, Turkey, 1951.
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Sitting on sacks and suitcases, a grandfather talks to his grandchild.

#51064018

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Sitting on s...
Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 
Refugees are sprayed with DDT upon arrival in the refugee camp.

#51064024

Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. Refugees are...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip",a tragic white clown.                  
Paris,1951

#51070112

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip",a tragic...
Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the figure of "Bip", a tragic white clown.                  

Paris, 1951

#51070114

Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the figure of "Bip", a tragic white...
Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the character "Bip". Marceau rehearsing with his group of actors, Paris, 1951

#510704 2

Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the character "Bip". Marceau rehears...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip",a tragic white clown.                  
Paris,1951

#510706 4

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip",a tragic...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the
figure of "Bip",a tragic white clown. Marceau with
Stan Laurel,who visited Marceau in his dressing room.
Paris, 1951

#510707 4

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip",a tragic white cl...
Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the figure of "Bip", a tragic white clown. 
Marceau with Stan Laurel, who visited Marceau in his dressing room.

Paris, 1951

#510707 6

Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the figure of "Bip", a tragic white...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip",a tragic white clown.                  
Paris, 1951

#51070710

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip",a tragic...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip",a tragic white clown.                  
Paris,1951

#510708 2

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip",a tragic...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip",a tragic white clown.                  
Paris,1951

#510709 9

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip",a tragic...
Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the character "Bip".  
Marceau rehearsing with his actors.       
Paris, 1951

#510711 8

Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the character "Bip". Marceau rehe...
Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the character "Bip".  
Marceau rehearsing with his actors.       
Paris, 1951

#510712 4

Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the character "Bip". Marceau rehe...
Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the character "Bip".  
Marceau rehearsing with his actors.       
Paris, 1951

#510712 6

Marcel Marceau, the French mime who created the character "Bip". Marceau rehe...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip". Marceau and his group of actors       
in a performance of Gogol's "The Coat".                
Paris,1951

#510717 4

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip". Marceau...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip". Marceau and his group of actors       
in a performance of Gogol's "The Coat".                
Paris,1951

#510718 2

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip". Marceau...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip". Marceau (center)and his group         
of actors,Paris,1951

#510719 2

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip". Marceau...
Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the         
figure of "Bip",a tragic white clown,during a          
performance in his theatre. Paris,1951

#51071911

Marcel Marceau,the French mime who created the figure of "Bip",a tragic...
Austria's "Erzberg",Styria,an open-cast ore-mine.

#510801 1

Austria's "Erzberg",Styria,an open-cast ore-mine.
Filling in the empty chambers at the Seegraben-mine in 
Styria,is done by hydraulic stowing.In this building   
in the mine-yard,rocks from the mine are broken down   
and lowered into the mine by conveyor.

#510801 2

Filling in the empty chambers at the Seegraben-mine in Styria,is done by hydrau...
In Karlsschacht-mine,Styria,Austria,women are employed 
to pick stones from coal.

#510801 3

In Karlsschacht-mine,Styria,Austria,women are employed to pick stones from coal...
During the postwar years Austria suffered from a       
shortage of machine tools,many of which had been re-   
moved to the Soviet Union as reparations.ECA help      
provided new machine tools.In the St.Stephan mine in   
Carinthia holes are blasted with an electric drill.

#510801 4

During the postwar years Austria suffered from a shortage of machine tool...
At the St.Stephan-mine in Carinthia props are put      
up by a miner.Almost all props used in Austria are     
made of wood.

#510801 5

At the St.Stephan-mine in Carinthia props are put up by a miner.Almost all...
In St.Stephan-mine in Carinthia,Austria,the explosive  
charge is made ready and put into the fuse.

#510801 6

In St.Stephan-mine in Carinthia,Austria,the explosive charge is made ready and...
Broken coal is shoveled into the armoured conveyor     
in Karlsschacht mine,Styria,Austria.

#510801 7

Broken coal is shoveled into the armoured conveyor in Karlsschacht mine,Sty...
After blasting,larger pieces of coal are broken by     
handpicking at the Karlsschacht-mine,Styria,Austria.

#510801 8

After blasting,larger pieces of coal are broken by handpicking at the Karls...
Stones are packed tightly into the coaled-out chamber  
at St.Stephan-mine,Carinthia,Austria.

#510801 9

Stones are packed tightly into the coaled-out chamber at St.Stephan-mine,Carin...
Stones are packed tightly into the coaled-out chamber  
at St.Stephan-mine,Carinthia,Austria.

#51080110

Stones are packed tightly into the coaled-out chamber at St.Stephan-mine,Carin...
Repair on a roadway at Seegraben-mine in Styria,       
Austria.Here the roof has sunk in by almost 90 cm      
and new steel arches had to be put in.

#51080112

Repair on a roadway at Seegraben-mine in Styria, Austria.Here the roof ha...
In the chambers of Karlsschacht-mine,Styria,Austria,   
holes for blasting are drilled with an electric drill.

#51080113

In the chambers of Karlsschacht-mine,Styria,Austria, holes for blasting are d...
An empty chamber in the Seegraben-mine Austria      
is fenced in by wire netting and filled with mud.      

Seegraben coalmines next to Leoben, Austria

#51080114

An empty chamber in the Seegraben-mine Austria is fenced in by wire netti...
The charge is pushed into the holes drilled into the   
coal-face at St.Stephan-mine,Carinthia,Austria.

#51080115

The charge is pushed into the holes drilled into the coal-face at St.Stephan-...
Mining

#51080116

Mining
Mining

#51080117

Mining
Mining

#51080118

Mining
At the Karlsschacht mine,Styria,Austria,broken coal    
is transported to the surface plant from a lower       
dumping ground.

#51080119

At the Karlsschacht mine,Styria,Austria,broken coal is transported to the su...
Coal is sorted through grids at the Karlsschacht-mine  
in Styria,Austria.

#51080120

Coal is sorted through grids at the Karlsschacht-mine in Styria,Austria.
Shift change at the Orange-Nassau III-mine at
Heerlen,Netherlands,1951.

#510802 1

Shift change at the Orange-Nassau III-mine at Heerlen,Netherlands,1951.
Mining

#510802 2

Mining
Mining

#510802 3

Mining
Mining

#510802 4

Mining
Mining

#510802 5

Mining
Mining

#510802 6

Mining
Mining

#510802 7

Mining
Mining

#510802 8

Mining
Although there is little danger from gas in Dutch mines
regular training with gas masks is done at the Orange- 
Nassau-mine in Heerlen,Netherlands.

#510802 9

Although there is little danger from gas in Dutch mines regular training with ga...
At the large mine Orange-Nassau I in Heerlen,          
Netherlands, men have to walk to work through          
narrow roadways.

#51080210

At the large mine Orange-Nassau I in Heerlen, Netherlands, men have to...
Mining

#51080211

Mining
The coal plough at the Orange Nassau III mine is       
pressed against the coal face by cylinders of          
compressed air.

#51080212

The coal plough at the Orange Nassau III mine is pressed against the coal...
Mining

#51080213

Mining
President Dwight Eisenhower arriving and the First Lady on a state
visit in Ankara.

#52020124

President Dwight Eisenhower arriving and the First Lady on a state visit in Ank...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic,   
Croatia.In a trial in 1946,the cardinal was sentenced  
to a prison term for high treason;he was exiled to     
Krasic in 1951, where he worked as deputy-parish       
priest.Mass in the Church of Krasic.

#52060113

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic, Croatia.In a trial in 19...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic,   
Croatia.In a trial in 1946,the cardinal was sentenced  
to a prison term for high treason;he was exiled to     
Krasic in 1951, where he worked as deputy-parish       
priest. Prayer before lunch. Krasic,Croatia,1951.

#52060128

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic, Croatia.In a trial in 19...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown Krasic, Croatia. He was sentenced  to prison for high treason in 1946; he was exiled to     
Krasic in 1951, where he worked as deputy parish priest.

#52060217A

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown Krasic, Croatia. He was sentenced to...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic,   
Croatia.In a trial in 1946,the cardinal was sentenced  
to a prison term for high treason;he was exiled to     
Krasic in 1951, where he worked as deputy-parish       
priest. Krasic,Croatia,1951.

#52060218A

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic, Croatia.In a trial in 19...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown Krasic, Croatia. He was sentenced  to prison for high treason in 1946; he was exiled to     
Krasic in 1951, where he worked as deputy parish priest.                      Stepinac preaching.

#52060234

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown Krasic, Croatia. He was sentenced to...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic,   
Croatia.In a trial in 1946,the cardinal was sentenced  
to a prison term for high treason;he was exiled to     
Krasic in 1951, where he worked as deputy-parish       
priest. Stepinac preaching in Krasic,Croatia,1951.

#52060234A

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic, Croatia.In a trial in 19...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown Krasic, Croatia. He was sentenced  to prison for high treason in 1946; he was exiled to     
Krasic in 1951, where he worked as deputy parish priest.

#52060310A

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown Krasic, Croatia. He was sentenced to...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic,
Croatia.In a trial in 1946,the cardinal was sentenced
to a prison term for high treason; he was exiled to
Krasic in 1951,where he worked as deputy-parish priest.
Stepinac (center) during mass.

#52060417

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic, Croatia.In a trial in 1946...
Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic,   
Croatia.In a trial in 1946,the cardinal was sentenced  
to a prison term for high treason;he was exiled to     
Krasic in 1951, where he worked as deputy-parish       
priest. Krasic,Croatia,1951.

#52060529A

Cardinal Alojzij Stepinac in his hometown of Krasic, Croatia.In a trial in 19...
A discussion among factory workers in the local pub    
in Slowenski Brod,Yugoslavia.A portrait of Marshal Tito
President of Yugoslavia,on the wall.In the Slowenski   
Brod machine tool factory,self-administration by the   
workers was first introduced in Yugoslavia.Sl.Brod,1952

#52070122A

A discussion among factory workers in the local pub in Slowenski Brod,Yugosl...
An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the streets of Paris, 1952.

#52100510

An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the st...
An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the streets of Paris, 1952.

#521009 6

An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the st...
An American in Paris:Frank Billerbeck (aka Billy Beck) ,clown,           
tries his new routine on the public in front of        
the Cafe Select on Boulevard Montparnasse. Paris,1952.

#521018 9

An American in Paris:Frank Billerbeck (aka Billy Beck) ,clown, tries...
An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the streets of Paris, 1952.

#52102310

An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the st...
An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the streets of Paris, 1952.

#521030 6

An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the st...
An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the streets of Paris, 1952.                                 
After a day's work, Billerbeck sits on the banks of the Seine with a friend.

#521031 7

An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the st...
An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the streets of Paris, 1952.

#521035 2

An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the st...
An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the streets of Paris, 1952.

#521035 5

An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the st...
Clown Frank Billerbeck is drawn by an American art student who lives in Montparnasse, like Billerbeck and many other expatriates.            Paris, 1952.

#52103712

Clown Frank Billerbeck is drawn by an American art student who lives in Montparn...
An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the streets of Paris, 1952.

#521041 1

An American in Paris: Frank Billerbeck tries out his new clown routine in the st...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. An important group of voters were the more than 10.000 refugees and expellees. 
Waldemar Kraft, leader of the union of refugees, visits a refugee camp near Kiel.

#530201 9

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
Election posters in equally allocated space for all  West-German
parties.

#53020110

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German election campaign 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) was returned to power. In a burnt-out church in Wetzlar, a priest exhorts veterans to vote for the right-wing DRP (Deutsche Reichspartei) party. 
Wetzlar,1953

#530202 5

West-German election campaign 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Demo...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.    
Socialist Oswald Paulig tours his constitutuency in his Volkswagen adapted with a microphone. Stade,1953

#53020222

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.       
Before addressing a cheering crowd of 4000 people, 77 year old Adenauer visits the bishop in his residence.

#530204 9

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority,after
a vigorous campaign by the 77-year old chancellor.
A Trade Union meeting at the Hohwald Docks in Hamburg.

#53020536

West-German elections 1953.Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Uni...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.         
Children hold flags of the Free Democratic Party (FDP), the coalition partners of Adenauer's CDU.
Frankfurt, 1953

#530206 6A

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German election campaign 1953. 
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU),     
was returned to power. 
Adenauer election poster behind a stall with potatoes.               
Frankfurt, 1953

#53020625A

West German election campaign 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Dem...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.           
Space for election posters was equally allocated to all 13 West German parties up for election.

#53020629

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.         
Socialist voters listen to their candidate, Erich Ollenhauer. 
Frankfurt, 1953

#530208 6

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.    
Erich Ollenhauer, leader of the West German Social Democratic Party, addressing an election meeting.

#530208 7

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.     
Josef Wirth, Chancellor of the German Reich in the late Twenties, speaking at a rally of his short-lived Bund der Deutschen.

#53020811

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.     
Josef Wirth, Chancellor of the German Reich in the late Twenties, speaking at a rally of his short-lived Bund der Deutschen.

#53020813A

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German elections 1953.
After a vigorous campaign by the 77-year-old chancellor, Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. Konrad Adenauer travelling to election meetings, Rhineland, 1953.

#530209 5A

West German elections 1953. After a vigorous campaign by the 77-year-old chance...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.                                     
Chancellor Adenauer travelling during the election campaign.

#530209 6A

West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.        
Adenauer addressing a meeting of the CDU.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.        
Adenauer addressing a meeting of the CDU.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.     
Adenauer addressing a meeting of the CDU.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.     
Adenauer addresses a meeting of the CDU.

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West German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German election campaign 1953.Chancellor
Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union(CDU),
was returned to power.Election meeting of the
German Liberal Party (FDP)with a huge band of tubas.
Frankfurt,1953

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West-German election campaign 1953.Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democr...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.     
The Liberal Party (FDP), in a nod to veterans and nationalism,      
opened their meeting in solidly socialdemocratic Solingen in the Ruhr with tubas. The meeting ended in a brawl.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.     
An election poster of Social Democratic candidate Erich Ollenhauer is pasted over a poster of Chancellor Adenauer.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.     
Former German Army Major Remer during a speech in which he reiterated his far-right position.           
Lubeck, 1953

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority,after  
a vigorous campaign by the 77-year old chancellor.     
Elderly voters listening to Chancellor Adenauer.       
Bonn,1953

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West-German elections 1953.Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Uni...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.      
Ludwig Erhard, West German Economics Minister, "father of the German economic miracle", meeting with German industrialists.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.      
Ludwig Erhard, West German Economics Minister, "father of the German economic miracle", meeting with German industrialists.

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West German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West erman elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
Chancellor Adenauer speaks in Trier; people listen to a loudspeaker transmission outside the full hall - against a background of ruins.

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West erman elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Un...
West German election campaign 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union(CDU),     
was returned to power. A small scuffle between Socialist Party activists and West German police during the election campaign.
Frankfurt, 1953

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West German election campaign 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Demo...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
West German police regulate a rally by Social Democrats in Frankfurt.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
In a burnt-out church in Wetzlar, a priest exhorts veterans to vote for the right-wing DRP-(Deutsche Reichspartei) party.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
In a burnt-out church in Wetzlar, a priest exhorts veterans to vote for the right-wing DRP-(Deutsche Reichspartei) party.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.     
Adenauer visiting a memorial to the dead of World War II in Godesberg.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German elections 1953. 
After a vigorous campaign by the 77-year old chancellor, Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
Press photographers visit the Chancellor in his garden above Rhoendorf near Bonn, where he made his home.

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West German elections 1953. After a vigorous campaign by the 77-year old chanc...
Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of West Germany, prays during Sunday mass at the church in Rhoendorf on the Rhine, where he made his home.                         
Rhoendorf, 1953

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Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of West Germany, prays during Sunday mass at the chu...
West German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
Erich Ollenhauer, chairman of the opposition Social Democratic Party (SPD), in Bonn.

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West German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.   
A bouquet of roses from well-wishers in Rhoendorf near Bonn, where the chancellor made his home.

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West German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
Adenauer casting his vote in Bonn.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.    
Adenauer casting his vote in Bonn.

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West German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority.  
Erich Ollenhauer, chairman of the losing German Socialdemocratic Party, talking to the press.

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West German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West-German elections 1953.
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a majority. 
After chancellor Konrad Adenauer's speech in Trier, the assembly rose to sing the second verse of the German national anthem, the     first verse ("Germany above all") being outlawed by the Allied Occupation Powers in 1945.

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West-German elections 1953. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democratic U...
West German elections 1953: Chancellor Konrad Adenauer faces the television cameras.

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West German elections 1953: Chancellor Konrad Adenauer faces the television came...
Anton Karas, composer of the "Harry-Lime theme" in the movie "The Third Man", playing the zither for guests at his "Heurigen" tavern. Carol Reed's post-war epic starred Orson Welles.   
                 
Vienna, 1953

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Anton Karas, composer of the "Harry-Lime theme" in the movie "The Third Man", pl...
Austrian Federal President Dr.Theodor Koerner on
the terrace of the presidential residence. The former general in the Imperial Army later joined the Socialist Party, became mayor of Vienna and won the presidency, in a run-off against the People's Party's Heinrich Glaissner, on May 27,1951.

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Austrian Federal President Dr.Theodor Koerner on the terrace of the presidentia...
Life in post-war Austria: A waltz by Johann Strauss    
performed by the Vienna Opera Ballet.                  
Vienna, 1953

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Life in post-war Austria: A waltz by Johann Strauss performed by the Vienna...
Life in post-war Austria: A waltz by Johann Strauss    
performed by the Vienna Opera Ballet.                  
Vienna, 1953

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Life in post-war Austria: A waltz by Johann Strauss performed by the Vienna...
Soviet writer Ilya Ehrenburg during the Communist      
inspired Peace Congress in Vienna,1953

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Soviet writer Ilya Ehrenburg during the Communist inspired Peace Congress...
Young dancers of the Vienna Opera-ballet,Vienna,1953.

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Young dancers of the Vienna Opera-ballet,Vienna,1953.
Young dancers of the Vienna Opera ballet.
Vienna, 1953

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Young dancers of the Vienna Opera ballet. Vienna, 1953
Mass in St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna.
Cardinal Theodor Innitzer and co-celebrants.

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Mass in St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna. Cardinal Theodor Innitzer and co-celeb...
Mass in St.Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna.
Cardinal Theodor Innitzer and co-celebrants.

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Mass in St.Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna. Cardinal Theodor Innitzer and co-celebr...
Monsignore Otto Mauer,brilliant preacher and           
protector of Austria's young, revolutionary painters   
and sculptors whose work he showed in the "Gallery     
near St.Stephan". St.Stephan is Vienna's Cathedral     
where Otto Mauer was preacher. Vienna,1953.

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Monsignore Otto Mauer,brilliant preacher and protector of Austria's y...
Austrian painter Friedensreich Hundertwasser (left) at the "Strohkoffer" nightclub, center of Vienna's young artists in the Fifties.      
Vienna, 1953

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Austrian painter Friedensreich Hundertwasser (left) at the "Strohkoffer" nightcl...
Life in post-war Vienna: Fashion show of the leading   
fashion designer Fred Adlmueller in the Palais         
Harrach. Vienna,1953.

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Life in post-war Vienna: Fashion show of the leading fashion designer Fred Ad...
Austrian painter Friedensreich Hundertwasser
(foreground right) at the "Strohkoffer" nightclub,
center of Vienna's young artists in the Fifties.
Vienna,1953

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Austrian painter Friedensreich Hundertwasser (foreground right) at the "Strohko...
Post-war Vienna.
On stage at the cabaret "Simpl": comedian Karl Farkas, who has returned to Austria after emigrating, in the role of an American officer, Fritz Muliar as a Russian and Fritz Heller as a typical Austrian in traditional dress.

Vienna, 1953

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Post-war Vienna. On stage at the cabaret "Simpl": comedian Karl Farkas, who has...
Post-war Vienna.
Austrian elections in 1953: Wilfried Gredler of the VdU (Verband der Unabhängigen, later FPÖ) playing a hurdy-gurdy.

Vienna, 1953

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Post-war Vienna. Austrian elections in 1953: Wilfried Gredler of the VdU (Verba...
Austrian election 1953: Josef Dobretsberger,leader of the  "Volksopposition", a name for the united left,including  Communists, speaking to voters. Vienna, 1953

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Austrian election 1953: Josef Dobretsberger,leader of the "Volksopposition", a...
Austrian election campaign 1953:                       
Conservative Chancellor Leopold Figl of the Austrian   
People's Party addresses voters from the stage of      
a Lower-Austrian village theatre.                      
Austria,1953

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Austrian election campaign 1953: Conservative Chancellor...
Austrian election campaign 1953:                       
Conservative Chancellor Leopold Figl of the Austrian   
People's Party addresses voters from the stage of      
a Lower-Austrian village theatre.                      
Austria,1953

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Austrian election campaign 1953: Conservative Chancellor...
Karl Gruber,Austrian Foreign Minister and leading      
member of the Conservative Peoples'Party,during an     
election meeting,Innsbruck,Austria,1953.

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Karl Gruber,Austrian Foreign Minister and leading member of the Conservati...
Post-war Vienna.
A newspaper seller sits shivering at Schottentor. Her feet are kept warm in thick straw boots. 
After the State Treaty the "Wiener Kurier", a newspaper run by the American occupying element, is handed over to the Austrians and continues to appear under the name "Neuer Kurier".

Vienna, Austria, 1953

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Post-war Vienna. A newspaper seller sits shivering at Schottentor. Her feet are...
Poster artist and painter Walter Hofmann and physician Herbert Kammel in Hofmann's studio. A prize-winning poster in the background.

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Poster artist and painter Walter Hofmann and physician Herbert Kammel in Hofmann...
Poster artist and painter Walter Hofmann in his studio.
Vienna, 1953

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Poster artist and painter Walter Hofmann in his studio. Vienna, 1953
Life in post-war Vienna: Couples embrace in an         
artists' nightclub, the "Strohkoffer" (Straw-suitcase).  
Vienna, 1953. 
Paare im "Strokoffer" einem einst beliebten Kuenstlerlokal in der
Wiener Innenstadt. Wien, 1953

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Life in post-war Vienna: Couples embrace in an artists' nightclub, the...
Willy Ellmayer,an Austrian officer in the First World
War,opened a dancing school when he lost his job in
1918.Since then he became the "arbiter elegantiarum"
in an establishment which all upper-class children
had to frequent.He also organized numerous balls. 1953

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Willy Ellmayer,an Austrian officer in the First World War,opened a dancing schoo...
Existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)
during the Communist-inspired "Peace Congress" in
Vienna,1953.

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Existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) during the Communist-ins...
Philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and actor-director Erich  
Neuberg (1928-1967).Sartre refused to have Neuberg     
perform  his play "Les mains sales" during the Communist-        
inspired "Peace Congress" in Vienna. 1953

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Philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and actor-director Erich Neuberg (1928-1967).Sar...
Soviet writer Ilya Ehrenburg (1891-1967) during the    
Communist-inspired "Peace-Congress" in Vienna,1953.

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Soviet writer Ilya Ehrenburg (1891-1967) during the Communist-inspired "Peac...
German writer Arnold Zweig and Soviet writer           
Konstantin A.Fedin during the Communist-inspired       
Vienna Peace Congress 1953.

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German writer Arnold Zweig and Soviet writer Konstantin A.Fedin durin...
Diplomats on the Danube:In the summer of 1954 the      
Austrian government invited accredited diplomats to an 
excursion on the Danube.Minister of Education Felix    
Hurdes entertains the company with folk-songs.

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Diplomats on the Danube:In the summer of 1954 the Austrian government invi...
Diplomats on the Danube:The Austrian government asked  
accredited diplomats to an annual outing on the Danube.
Cake and coffee was served in the baroque monastery    
of Melk.The Soviet Charge d'Affaires A.M.Timoshtchenko 
talks to Austrian Vice Chancellor Adolf Schaerf.

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Diplomats on the Danube:The Austrian government asked accredited diplomats to...
Life in post-war Vienna: Mayor Franz Jonas during      
a reception given by the Soviet town-commander at      
Soviet Headquarters in Vienna,1954.

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Life in post-war Vienna: Mayor Franz Jonas during a reception given by the...
French Prime Minister (President du Conseil) Pierre Mendes-France during a quiet moment in the garden of the Hotel Matignon, residence of French Prime Ministers. 
Paris, 1954

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French Prime Minister (President du Conseil) Pierre Mendes-France during a quiet...
French Prime Minister (President du Conseil) Pierre Mendes-France during a quiet moment in the garden of the Hotel Matignon, residence of French Prime Ministers. 
Paris, 1954

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French Prime Minister (President du Conseil) Pierre Mendes-France during a quiet...
French Prime minister (President du Conseil) Pierre Mendes-France. Paris, 1954

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French Prime minister (President du Conseil) Pierre Mendes-France. Paris, 1954
Pierre Mendes-France,French Prime Minister             
(President du Conseil) during an intermission          
of a meeting with collaborators outside Paris,1954.

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Pierre Mendes-France,French Prime Minister (President du Conseil) d...
Pierre Mendes-France, French Prime Minister (President du Conseil) taking a break from a meeting with collaborators outside Paris, 1954.

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Pierre Mendes-France, French Prime Minister (President du Conseil) taking a brea...
Austrian industrialist Manfred Mautner-Markhof         
(with the Mautner-family's traditional whiskers),      
watching the horses pass by before the start of        
the races.                                             
Freudenau racecours,Vienna,1954

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Austrian industrialist Manfred Mautner-Markhof (with the Mautner-family...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Deux amoureux s'embrassaient sur un banc, l'un contre l'autre, enlaces tendrement..."             
                                                       
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Deux amoureux s'embrassaient...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song:     
"Un gentleman, en hiver comme en ete, porte toujours un chapeau Locke bien bombe, et par un temps de pluie il n'ouvre jamais, jamais, son parapluie."
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song: "Un gentleman, en hiver...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song:     
"Un gentleman, en hiver comme en ete,porte             
toujours un chapeau Locke bien bombe, et par un        
temps de pluie il n'ouvre jamais,jamais,son parapluie."
Paris,1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song: "Un gentleman, en hiver...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Quand je me promene sur l'Avenue Foch..."        
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Quand je me promene sur l'Ave...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his           
song "Quand je me promene sur l'Avenue Foch..."        
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Quand je me promen...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his           
song "Quand je me promene sur l'Avenue Foch..."        
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Quand je me promen...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his           
song "Les gars de Menilmontant sont toujours           
remontant,meme en redescendant les rues de             
Menilmuche..." Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Les gars de Menilm...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his           
song "Les gars de Menilmontant sont toujours           
remontant,meme en redescendant les rues de             
Menilmuche..." Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Les gars de Menilm...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his
song "Les gars de Menilmontant sont toujours
remontant,meme en redescendant les rues de
Menilmuche..." Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Les gars de Menilmontant sont...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song
"Ma pomme,c'est moi,j'suis plus heureux qu'un roi,
en douce, je m'pousse..."
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Ma pomme,c'est moi,j'suis plu...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song
"Ma pomme,c'est moi,j'suis plus heureux qu'un roi,
en douce, je m'pousse..."
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Ma pomme,c'est moi,j'suis plu...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song
"Place Pigalle,Place Pigalle, c'est la que le monde
entier vient pour se retrouver et pour batifoler.."
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Place Pigalle,Place Pigalle,...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song
"Place Pigalle,Place Pigalle, c'est la que le monde
entier vient pour se retrouver et pour batifoler.."
Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Place Pigalle,Place Pigalle,...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Place Pigalle, Place Pigalle, c'est la que le monde entier vient pour se retrouver et pour batifoler."

Paris, 1954

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Place Pigalle, Place Pigalle,...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song
"C'est Marie de la Madeleine - c'est Marie qui ce
promene - et qui prend un petit air detache..."
prancing up and down in front of the Madeleine-Church
like  the girls who ply their trade there.

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "C'est Marie de la Madeleine -...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song
"Vieux cabot,vieux cabot,ou sont-ils,tes bravos?
T'etais jeune,t'etais beau,comme un vrai Romeo.."

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Vieux cabot,vieux cabot,ou so...
Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song
"Les pas perdus de la Gare St.Lazare,
faut tout de meme qu'ils aillent quelque part..."
while walking through the hall of the railroad-
station St.Lazare in Paris.

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Chansonnier Maurice Chevalier interprets his song "Les pas perdus de la Gare St....
West-German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's first visit
to London and Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
From l to r:Felix von Eckhart,Adenauer's press-chief;
an aide to Adenauer;Andre Francois-Poncet,Allied
High Commissioner to Germany.London,1954

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West-German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's first visit to London and Prime Ministe...
West-German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's first visit
to London and Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
British Foreign minister Sir Anthony Eden arrives for
a meeting.London, 1954

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West-German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's first visit to London and Prime Minist...
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill welcomes German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer at the door of 10 Downing Street. London, 1954

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British Prime Minister Winston Churchill welcomes German Chancellor Konrad Adena...
Clemens Krauss conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Musikverein concerthall in Vienna. The great conductor died a few weeks later in Mexico.

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Clemens Krauss conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Musikverein c...
Clemens Krauss conducting the Vienna Philharmonic      
Orchestra at the Musikvereins-Concerthall in Vienna.   
The great conductor died a few weeks later in Mexico.  
Vienna,1954

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Clemens Krauss conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Musikve...
Post-war Vienna. 
In the occupied, divided city, US and Soviet officers (Generals Fitts and Moletkov) change command of the first district on Heldenplatz, behind the monument of Prince Eugene of Savoy. US army photographers document the monthly event.

Vienna, 1954

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Post-war Vienna. In the occupied, divided city, US and Soviet officers (Genera...
Life in post-war Vienna:Anton Karas,publican and       
composer of the "Harry-Lime theme"plays the zither     
for his guests."The Third Man",Carol Reed's post-war   
epic of crime in post-war Vienna,starred Orson Welles. 
Vienna,1954

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Life in post-war Vienna:Anton Karas,publican and composer of the "Harry-L...
Painter Carry Hauser in his studio,Vienna,1954

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Painter Carry Hauser in his studio,Vienna,1954
Painter Cary Hauser in his studio.                     
Vienna,1954

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Painter Cary Hauser in his studio. Vienna,1954
Actor Albin Skoda as Hamlet and Hilde Mikulicz as      
his Ophelia in a performance at the Vienna Burgtheater,
1954

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Actor Albin Skoda as Hamlet and Hilde Mikulicz as his Ophelia in a perform...
Actor Albin Skoda as Hamlet in a performance at the    
Vienna Burgtheater,1954

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Actor Albin Skoda as Hamlet in a performance at the Vienna Burgtheater,1954
Actor Raoul Aslan,Burgtheater,Vienna,1954.

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Actor Raoul Aslan,Burgtheater,Vienna,1954.
Actors Helene Thimig (wdow of Max Reinhardt) and
Martin Berliner with Ernst Haeussermann,later director
of the Vienna Burgtheater,at the Cafe Savoy in
downtown Vienna.Vienna,1954

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Actors Helene Thimig (wdow of Max Reinhardt) and Martin Berliner with Ernst Hae...
Lorenz Boehler (1885-1973), Austrian physician and famous trauma surgeon.
Professor Lorenz Böhler, who introduced the pinning of broken bones, with a "pinned" leg at Vienna's General Hospital.

Vienna, 1954

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Lorenz Boehler (1885-1973), Austrian physician and famous trauma surgeon. Profe...
Austrian critic and translator Hans Weigel.

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Austrian critic and translator Hans Weigel.
Austrian critic and translator Hans Weigel.

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Austrian critic and translator Hans Weigel.
Members of the Austrian government after a cabinet
meeting.In 1954,Austria was still under Allied
Occupation. Kolb, Raab, Maisel, Waldbrunner, Figl, Geroe,
Schaerf,  Uebleis, Bock, Graf, Thoma, Gruber.

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Members of the Austrian government after a cabinet meeting.In 1954,Austria was...
Joseph Haydn's grave was robbed shortly after his death
by "phrenologists",who hoped to learn about his genius
by studying his skull.In 1954 the skull was restored
to Haydn's remains in Eisenstadt,Austria.Sculptor
Gustinus Ambrosi follows the hearse with Haydn's skull.

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Joseph Haydn's grave was robbed shortly after his death by "phrenologists",who h...
Joseph Haydn's grave was robbed shortly after his death
by "phrenologists",who hoped to learn about his genius
by studying his skull. The Provost-Invest of Eisenstadt-Oberberg, Prilate Dr. Josef Koller, and Sculptor Ambrosi with the skull during the solemn dedication in Eisenstadt's Bergkircke, Austria, 5 June 1954.

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Joseph Haydn's grave was robbed shortly after his death by "phrenologists",who...
The case of the purloined skull: Joseph Haydn's skull,
stolen by grave-robbers for "scientific purposes" in
1809,is finally reunited to the composer's remains.In
a scurillous ceremony,sculptor Gustinus Ambrosi puts
the skull to rest. Eisenstadt's Bergkircke, Austria, 5 June 1954.

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The case of the purloined skull: Joseph Haydn's skull, stolen by grave-robbers...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Gregory Peck    
(Captain Ahab) jumps overboard to attack the White     
Whale.Canary Islands,1954

#541701 1

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.John Huston     
directing.Canary Islands,1954

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John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Shooting the    
film on sea off Gran Canaria,John Huston(left)directs  
a water-spray from the camera boat.

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John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Shooting the    
film on sea off Gran Canaria,John Huston(left)directs  
a water-spray from the camera boat.

#541701 8

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Gregory Peck    
(Captain Ahab)steers the boat across a stormy sea off  
Gran Canaria.         Canary Islands,1954

#54170110A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick", based on the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck, Orson Welles, Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.
Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab and his crew attack the White Whale.    

Canary Islands, 1954

#54170111

John Huston's film "Moby Dick", based on the novel by Herman Melville, starred G...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Shooting the    
film on sea off Gran Canaria,John Huston directs a     
water-spray from the camera boat.

#54170115

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.John Huston     
directing.Canary Islands,1954

#541702 4

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.John Huston
directing.Canary Islands,1954

#54170219

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Stormy seas     
a wet camerman and a camera protected by a cage.       
Canari Islands,1954

#54170234

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.John Huston     
directing.Canary Islands,1954

#54170235

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Moby Dick,the   
white whale,overturns the attackers' boat,throwing them
into the sea.

#541703 9A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Moby Dick,the   
white whale,overturns the attackers' boat,throwing them
into the sea.Right:Queequeeg (Friedrich Ledebur).

#54170311A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Moby Dick,the   
white whale,overturns the attackers' boat,throwing them
into the sea.Center:Queequeeg (Friedrich Ledebur).

#54170312A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.The rowboat
with camera and Captain Ahab's crew approaches the
white whale.Canary Islands,1954

#54170315A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.The rowboat
with Captain Ahab's crew approaches the white whale.
Canary Islands,1954

#54170316A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.The mechanical
whale used for the movie.Captain Ahab(Gregory Peck),
is tied to the Whale.Canary Islands,1954

#541704 8A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Captain Ahab
(Gregory Peck)entangled in the ropes of his harpoon,
is drowned by the white whale.Canary Islands,1954

#54170415A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Captain Ahab    
(Gregory Peck)entangled in the ropes of his harpoon,   
is drowned by the White Whale.Canary Islands,1954

#54170422A

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.John Huston     
directing.Canary Islands,1954

#54170517

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Moby Dick,the
white whale,overturns the attackers' boat,throwing them
into the sea.

#54170524

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.
Friedrich Ledebur as Queequeeg.
Canary Islands,1954

#54170526

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.
Dick Basehart saves himself from drowning after the
seamen's boat capsized.      Canary Islands,1954

#541706 1

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick",after the novel by
Herman Melville,starred Gregory Peck as Captain
Ahab.

#541706 2

John Huston's film "Moby Dick",after the novel by Herman Melville,starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.
John Huston spraying anactor.
Canary Islands,1954

#54170617

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Grego...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Dick Basehart
after several repeated drowning scenes.
Canary Islands,1954

#541707 2

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregor...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick", based on the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck, Orson Welles, Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.
Director John Huston at work. 

Canary Islands, 1954

#541707 9

John Huston's film "Moby Dick", based on the novel by Herman Melville, starred G...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick", based on the novel by Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck, Orson Welles, Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.
Gregory Peck (Captain Ahab) is being shaved by the local barber.

Canary Islands, 1954

#541709 4

John Huston's film "Moby Dick", based on the novel by Herman Melville, starred G...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Gregory Peck    
(Captain Ahab) is being shaved by the local barber.    
Canary Islands,1954

#541709 6

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by       
Herman Melville, starred Gregory Peck,Orson Welles,    
Friedrich Ledebur and Richard Basehart.Gregory Peck    
(Captain Ahab) is being shaved by the local barber.    
Canary Islands,1954

#541709 9

John Huston's film "Moby Dick"after the novel by Herman Melville, starred...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,    
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign   
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov  
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.Leopold Figl proudly displays  
the document to jubilant crowds. Vienna,1955

#550201 5A

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,195...
Leopold Figl, Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs, proudly presents the Austrian State Treaty to the cheering crowd.

The Austrian State Treaty brought the allied occupation in Austria to an end. It was signed on 15 May 1955 by John Foster Dulles (USA), Harold Mcmillan (Great Britain), Vyacheslav Molotov (Soviet Union), Antoine Pinay (France) and Leopold Figl (Austria).

Belvedere Palace, Vienna, Austria, 1955

#550201 6

Leopold Figl, Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs, proudly presents the Austria...
Jubilant crowd outside of the Belvedere palace, where the Austrian State Treaty was signed. 

The Austrian State Treaty brought the allied occupation in Austria to an end. It was signed on 15 May 1955 by John Foster Dulles (USA), Harold Mcmillan (Great Britain), Vyacheslav Molotov (Soviet Union), Antoine Pinay (France) and Leopold Figl (Austria).

Vienna, Austria, 1955

#550201 7A

Jubilant crowd outside of the Belvedere palace, where the Austrian State Treaty...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.Jubilant crowds line the
way to Belvedere Palace where the treaty was signed.

#55020112

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,1955 in...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.Jubilant crowds in front of
the Belvedere Palace,where the treaty was signed.

#55020123

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,1955 in...
Signing of the Austrian State Treaty ending Allied     
Occupation: A Tedeum was celebrated at Vienna's        
St.Stephen's Cathedral.Sitting alone,first row:Austrian
President Theodor Koerner;behind him,l.-r.:Chancellor  
Julius Raab,Minister Felix Hurdes,Foreign Minister Figl

#550203 4

Signing of the Austrian State Treaty ending Allied Occupation: A Tedeum was...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,    
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign   
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov  
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.On the balcony of Belvedere    
Palace,center:Molotov and Figl.Vienna,1955

#55020319

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,195...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,
was signed on May 15,1955. In the evening after the
signing, the Austrian government invited to a state 
reception in the Imperial palace of Schoenbrunn.

#55020324

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,1955....
Adolf Schaerf, Austrian Vice Chancellor (1953-1957)
Julius Raab, Federal Chancellor of Austria (1953-1961)
Leopold Figl, Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs (1953-1959)

Waiting for the Soviet foreign minister Vyacheslav Molotov
and the Austrian State Treaty: 
Adolf Schaerf, Austrian vice chancellor, in the forground, Julius Raab, Austrian chancellor, at the right window; and Leopold Figl, Austrian foreign minister, at the left window of the 18th century chancellery.

Office of the Federal Chancellor, Vienna, 1955

#55020417A

Adolf Schaerf, Austrian Vice Chancellor (1953-1957) Julius Raab, Federal Chance...
Before the signing of the Austrian State Treaty on 15 May 1955):
The Austrian government meets Soviet foreign minister Vyatcheslav Molotov at the Office of the Federal Cancellor in Vienna. Chancellor Julius Raab shows Soviet foreign minister Vyatcheslav Molotov the 18th century hall where the Vienna Congress met in 1815 to re-arrange Europe's frontiers after the Napoleonic Wars.

Office of the Federal Chancellor, Vienna, Austria, 1955

#55020433A

Before the signing of the Austrian State Treaty on 15 May 1955): The Austrian g...
Reception in Schoenbrunn Palace after the signing of
the Austrian State Treaty:Mr.and Mrs.Dulles greeted by
Dr.Chaloupka,chef de cabinet of Chancellor Julius Raab;
Raab,waiting,to the right.

#550207 5

Reception in Schoenbrunn Palace after the signing of the Austrian State Treaty:M...
Line-up for the reception at Schoenbrunn Palace,after
the signing of the Austrian State Treaty,May 15,1955:
From l.-r.:Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov,Foreign
minister Figl,Secretary of State Dulles,Chancellor Raab
Harold Macmillan and Vice Chancellor Adolf Schaerf.

#55020716A

Line-up for the reception at Schoenbrunn Palace,after the signing of the Austri...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.Austrian Chancellor Raab and
Molotov waving to crowds from balcony of the Chancellery.

#55020925

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,1955 i...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,    
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign   
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov  
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.Jubilant crowds outside the    
Belvedere Palace where the treaty was signed.

#55021035

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,195...
Shortly before the signing of the Austrian state
treaty of May 15,1955, Soviet foreign minister Molotov
arrives at Bad Voeslau airport in the Russian-occupied
zone for final talks with the Austrian government.
Vienna,1955

#550211 9

Shortly before the signing of the Austrian state treaty of May 15,1955, Soviet...
Shortly before the signing of the Austrian state
treaty of May 15,1955, Soviet foreign minister Molotov
arrives at Bad Voeslau airport for final talks with the
Austrian government. He is greeted by Austrian
Foreign Minister Leopold Figl. Vienna,1955

#55021118

Shortly before the signing of the Austrian state treaty of May 15,1955, Soviet...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.Secretary of State Foster
Dulles leaves the Allied Council Building after the last session on the Austrian treaty of independence.
Vienna.

#55021210

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,1955 i...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.Jubilant crowds in downtown Vienna.

#55021222A

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,1955 i...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign
Ministers Dulles (USA),Macmillan(GB),Pinay(F),Molotov
(USSR) and Figl,Austria.Jubilant crowds in downtown Vienna,1955

#55021224A

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,1955 i...
The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation,
was signed on May 15,1955 in the presence of Foreign
Ministers Dulles,Macmillan,Pinay and Molotov.
A beaming Foreign Minister Figl,accompanied by his aide
Lukas Beroldingen,leaves the Allied Council Building after the last session on the Austrian treaty of independence.

#55021230

The Austrian State Treaty,ending Allied Occupation, was signed on May 15,1955 i...
Reconciliation between Tito's Yugoslavia and the       
Soviet Union.A Soviet delegation including Anastas     
Mikoyan,Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolai Bulganin         
visited Belgrade in May 1955.Khrushtchev at the Tomb   
of the Unknown Sodier in Belgrade,1955

#550302 7

Reconciliation between Tito's Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union.A Soviet de...
Reconciliation between Tito's Yugoslavia and the       
Soviet Union.A Soviet delegation including Anastas     
Mikoyan,Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolai Bulganin         
visited Belgrade in May 1955.Mikoyan and Bulganin.

#55030211

Reconciliation between Tito's Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union.A Soviet de...
Reconciliation between Tito's Yugoslavia and the       
Soviet Union.A Soviet delegation including Anastas     
Mikoyan,Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolai Bulganin         
visited Belgrade in May 1955.Meeting between the       
Yugoslav and the Soviet delegation.Belgrade,1955

#55030337A

Reconciliation between Tito's Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union.A Soviet de...
Reconciliation between Tito's Yugoslavia and the       
Soviet Union.A Soviet delegation including Anastas     
Mikoyan,Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolai Bulganin         
visited Belgrade in May 1955.From l to r:Mikoyan       
Khrushchev,Bulganin.

#55030426A

Reconciliation between Tito's Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union.A Soviet de...
The reconciliation between the Soviet Union and Tito's Yugoslavia in Belgrade: host Tito and his wife Jovanka, guests Nikita Khrushchev and Anastas Mikoyan, member of the Central Committee USSR.                         
Belgrade, March 1955

#55030522A

The reconciliation between the Soviet Union and Tito's Yugoslavia in Belgrade: h...
The reconciliation between the Soviet Union and Tito's 
Yugoslavia in Belgrade: host Tito and his wife Jovanka,
guests Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolai Bulganin,Prime-   
minister USSR.                                         
Belgrade, March 1955

#55030531A

The reconciliation between the Soviet Union and Tito's Yugoslavia in Belgrade:...
US-Secretary of State John Foster Dulles,1955.

#55040112

US-Secretary of State John Foster Dulles,1955.
Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight  
D.Eisenhower,John Foster Dulles;Soviet Union:Nikolai   
Bulganin,Nikita Khrushtchev;France:Edgar Faure,Antoine 
Pinay;GB:Anthony Eden,Harold Macmillan.President       
Eisenhower makes a brief statement at the airport.

#55040410

Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight D.Eisenhower,John Foster...
Summit Conference Geneva, 1955.
Participants - USA: Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Foster Dulles; Soviet Union: Nikolai Bulganin, Nikita Khrushtchev; France: Edgar Faure, Antoine Pinay; GB: Anthony Eden, Harold Macmillan.
Swiss President Max Petitpierre greets President Eisenhower at Geneva airport.

#55040416

Summit Conference Geneva, 1955. Participants - USA: Dwight D. Eisenhower, John...
Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight  
D.Eisenhower,John Foster Dulles;Soviet Union:Nikolai   
Bulganin,Nikita Khrushtchev;France:Edgar Faure,Antoine 
Pinay;GB:Anthony Eden,Harold Macmillan.Anthony Eden    
arrives at Geneva airport.

#55040516

Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight D.Eisenhower,John Foster...
Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight  
D.Eisenhower,John Foster Dulles;Soviet Union:Nikolai   
Bulganin,Nikita Khrushtchev;France:Edgar Faure,Antoine 
Pinay;GB:Anthony Eden,Harold Macmillan.                
British Foreign Secretary Harold Macmillan arriving.

#55040624A

Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight D.Eisenhower,John Foster...
Summit Conference,Geneva,1955:At the conference table, 
Soviet Prime minister Nikolai A.Bulganin and Soviet    
Foreign Minister Molotov.

#55041120A

Summit Conference,Geneva,1955:At the conference table, Soviet Prime minister Ni...
US-President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles at the summit meeting of "The Big Four": USA, Britain, Russia and France.   
Geneva, Switzerland, 1955.

#550413 3A

US-President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles at t...
Summit Conference,Geneva,1955.
Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai A.Bulganin.

#550414 4

Summit Conference,Geneva,1955. Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai A.Bulganin.
Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight  
D.Eisenhower,John Foster Dulles;Soviet Union:Nikolai   
Bulganin,Nikita Khrushtchev;France:Edgar Faure,Antoine 
Pinay;GB:Anthony Eden,Harold Macmillan.                
Soviet Fieldmarshal Georgij Konstantin

#550414 9

Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight D.Eisenhower,John Foster...
Summit Conference,Geneva,1955.                         
Nikita S.Khrushchev,First Secretary of the Central     
Committee of the Soviet Communist Party, shares a joke 
with Soviet Minister of Defense Marshall Zhukov.

#55041413

Summit Conference,Geneva,1955. Nikita S.Khrushchev,Firs...
Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight  
D.Eisenhower,John Foster Dulles;Soviet Union:Nikolai   
Bulganin,Nikita Khrushchev;France:Edgar Faure,Antoine  
Pinay;GB:Anthony Eden,Harold Macmillan.                
President Dwight D.Eisenhower.

#55041617A

Summit Conference Geneva,1955:Participants:USA:Dwight D.Eisenhower,John Foster...
Summit Conference, Geneva, 1955.                        
Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai A.Bulganin, US-President Dwight D. Eisenhower, French Prime Minister Edgar Faure and British Prime Minister Anthony Eden pose for the press in the courtyard of the Palais des Nations, Geneva.

#55041726A

Summit Conference, Geneva, 1955. Soviet Prime Minister...
Summit Conference,Geneva, 1955:                        
Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai A.Bulganin, US-President 
Dwight D. Eisenhower, French Prime Minister Edgar Faure
and British Prime Minister Anthony Eden pose for the   
press in the courtyard of the Palais des Nations,Geneva

#55041736A

Summit Conference,Geneva, 1955: Soviet Prime Minister Ni...
Summit Conference,Geneva 1955:Nikita Khrushchev,       
First Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party,         
greets the curious crowds.

#550420 9

Summit Conference,Geneva 1955:Nikita Khrushchev, First Secretary of the S...
Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai A. Bulganin arrives
in Geneva for the Summit meeting,1955.

#55042010A

Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai A. Bulganin arrives in Geneva for the Summit meet...
Richard Strauss' "Rosenkavalier" at the Vienna Opera,
Alfred Poell as Faninal.
Vienna 1955

#55060311

Richard Strauss' "Rosenkavalier" at the Vienna Opera, Alfred Poell as Faninal. V...
Richard Strauss' "Rosenkavalier" at the Vienna Opera,
Kurt Boehm (Ochs),Sena Jurinac(Rosenkavalier),
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Sophie),Vienna 1955

#55060313A

Richard Strauss' "Rosenkavalier" at the Vienna Opera, Kurt Boehm (Ochs),Sena Jur...
A recording session of Mozart's "Don Giovanni",right:
conductor Karl Boehm;next to him Erich Kunz;behind
him George London; Sena Jurinac and at far left Anton Dermota.
Vienna,1955.

#55060329A

A recording session of Mozart's "Don Giovanni",right: conductor Karl Boehm;next...
Beethoven's "Fidelio" was performed at the reopening of the war-damaged Vienna Opera House on November 5, 1955. 
Karl Terkal as "First Prisoner": "Oh welche Lust, den Atem frei zu heben.."

#55060512

Beethoven's "Fidelio" was performed at the reopening of the war-damaged Vienna O...
Architect Clemens Holzmeister standing in the set of Fidelio, which he designed.
Fidelio was the opening performance of the restored Vienna Opera House on November 5, 1955.

#55060515A

Architect Clemens Holzmeister standing in the set of Fidelio, which he designed....
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
The lit-up operahouse.

#550607 5

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's Fidelio. 
Paul Schoeffler (Pizarro) and Ludwig Weber (Rocco).

#55060725

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
Rehearsal for Richard Strauss' "Rosenkavalier" at the Vienna Opera: Kurt Boehme as Ochs von Lerchenau and director Josef Gielen. Vienna 1955

#55060814

Rehearsal for Richard Strauss' "Rosenkavalier" at the Vienna Opera: Kurt Boehme...
Conductor Wilhelm Furtwaengler at the Vienna Opera.

#550609 7A

Conductor Wilhelm Furtwaengler at the Vienna Opera.
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
Two gentlemen on their way to the reopening performance of the Vienna Opera, Fidelio. Police keeps the onlookers in line.

#55061130A

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
After an opera performance, singer George London embraces his wife Nora.

#55061236A

After an opera performance, singer George London embraces his wife Nora.
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
A quick tug at her husband's collar before entering the auditorium.

#55061328

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.

#550617 3A

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
Police restrain happy crowds who watch guests arrive for the opening performance: Fidelio.

#550621 2

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
Two gentlemen in front of the opera building.

#55062113

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
Final  briefing for the uniformed ticket-inspectors.

#55062128

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
Final  briefing for the uniformed ticket-inspectors.

#55062137

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
Photographers Erich Hartmann and Henri Cartier-Bresson descend the main staircase.

#550622 7

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955. 
Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson.

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The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
Elegant guests.

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The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955.
A uniformed guide for the guests of honour.

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The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
During the intermission, Austrian President Theodor Koerner chats with Chancellor Julius Raab.

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The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
A member of the opera's fire brigade greets ballet master Erika Hanka with a hand-kiss, a quite common greeting in Vienna's high society.

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The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
George London inspects his costume for Don Giovanni.
Vienna, 1955

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The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
Elegant crowds during the intermission.

#550626 1

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
Two elegant ladies in the audience.

#550626 2

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
Two elegant ladies in the audience.

#55062611

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
Opera lovers spend the night queuing outside the opera for cheap standing room tickets the next morning.

#55062736A

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
A full house - chancellor Julius Raab in the first row.

#55062914A

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
Audience.
Vienna, 1955

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The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
Conductor Bruno Walter in a box.

#550630 6

The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, reopened after extensive reconstruction on November 5, 1955 with Beethoven's "Fidelio".
Claire Booth-Luce,American writer and Ambassador to Italy with escort at the opening. Vienna,1955

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The Vienna Opera House, damaged by bombs during the last days of World War II, r...
Opera singer George London rehearsing at the piano in his Vienna apartment.

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Opera singer George London rehearsing at the piano in his Vienna apartment.
Opera singer George London rehearses in the bathtub of his apartment.
Vienna, 1955

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Opera singer George London rehearses in the bathtub of his apartment. Vienna, 1...
Opera singer George London working out in a fitness studio.
Vienna 1955

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Opera singer George London working out in a fitness studio. Vienna 1955
Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Jedermann" - Everyman-
is performed on the steps of Salzburg's Cathedral.
Actor Claus Clausen as Death.

#551202 2

Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Jedermann" - Everyman- is performed on the steps of Sa...
Krupp industries:Alfried Krupp was sentenced to a      
prison term by an Allied Court for the family's        
involvement in the Nazi war-effort. After his release, 
rebuilding began.From l.to r.:Mr.Janssen,former manager
Alfried Krupp and Berthold Beitz,new manager.Essen,1957

#55200723A

Krupp industries:Alfried Krupp was sentenced to a prison term by an Allied...
Alfried von Bohlen und Halbach has tea at his          
house in Essen,the Villa Huegel.After the war,Krupp    
was sentenced to a prison term by an Allied court,     
for his family's involvment in the Nazi- war-effort.

#55201014A

Alfried von Bohlen und Halbach has tea at his house in Essen,the Villa...
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach and his           
American wife at their home in Essen, Germany.         
An Allied court sentenced the scion of the famous      
arms manufacturers dynasty to a prison term instead    
of his terminally ill father.

#55201114A

Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach and his American wife at their h...
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach.The scion of      
the Krupp-dynasty was sentenced to a prison term by an 
Allied Court for his family;s involvement in the Nazi  
war effort.Essen,1957

#55201128A

Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach.The scion of the Krupp-dynasty was se...
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach receiving guests  
at his home in Villa Huegel,Essen,1957

#552015 3A

Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach receiving guests at his home in Villa Hue...
Salzburg Festival 1956:Cesare Siepi,Don Giovanni,      
and one of his many lady-admirers,after a rehearsal    
in front of Salzburg's Festival Theatre.

#560203 4

Salzburg Festival 1956:Cesare Siepi,Don Giovanni, and one of his many lady...
Salzburg Festival 1956:Singer Lisa della Casa in       
front of the Festival Theatre.

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Salzburg Festival 1956:Singer Lisa della Casa in front of the Festival Th...
Salzburg Festival 1956:from l to r:                    
director Oskar Fritz Schuh,Lianne von Einem,           
stage designer Caspar Neher in front of the            
Festspielhaus.

#56020329A

Salzburg Festival 1956:from l to r: director Oskar Fritz Sch...
Salzburg Festival 1956: Singer Lisa della Casa and     
conductor Bruno Walter in the offices of the Salzburg Festival.

#56020615A

Salzburg Festival 1956: Singer Lisa della Casa and conductor Bruno Walter...
Painter Oskar Kokoschka teaching at his summer art class "Schule des Sehens" ("School of Seeing") in the gothic vaults of the Salzburg Fortress. Kokoschka's pupils included both professional painters and gifted amateurs, like the nun in the background.

Salzburg, 1956

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Painter Oskar Kokoschka teaching at his summer art class "Schule des Sehens" ("S...
Director Herbert Graf talking to painter Oskar Kokoschka. 
Kokoschka designed the set for the Salzburg Festival's production of "The Magic Flute" by Mozart. 

Salzburg, 1956

#56020734A

Director Herbert Graf talking to painter Oskar Kokoschka. Kokoschka designed t...
Composer Gottfried von Einem,his wife Lianne and       
composer Rolf Liebermann,later director of the         
Paris Opera Garnier,in the Cafe Tomaselli during the           
Salzburg Festival 1956.

#56020810

Composer Gottfried von Einem,his wife Lianne and composer Rolf Lieberman...
Painter Oskar Kokoschka teaching at his summer art class "Schule des Sehens" ("School of Seeing") in the gothic vaults of the Salzburg Fortress. Kokoschka's pupils included both professional painters and gifted amateurs alike.

Salzburg, 1956

#56020824A

Painter Oskar Kokoschka teaching at his summer art class "Schule des Sehens" ("S...
Conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos resting on his           
balcony above the river Salzach.                       
Salzburg Festival 1956.

#56020919

Conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos resting on his balcony above the river...
Matyas Rakosi (1892-1971), Secretary General of the Hungarian Communist Party between 1944 and July 1956 adressing a party meeting. In July 1956 he was forced to retire and exiled to the Soviet Union where he lived until his death.

#560301 4

Matyas Rakosi (1892-1971), Secretary General of the Hungarian Communist Party be...
The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

#56030118

The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and H...
The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

#56030136

The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and H...
The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

#56030214A

The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and H...
The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

#56030225A

The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and H...
The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

#56030356

The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and H...
The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

#560304 5A

The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and H...
The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

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The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and H...
At the meeting of the Petöfi Cercle on June 27,1956, Arpad Szakasits, social democrat, talks to philosopher George Lukacs.

#560402 5A

At the meeting of the Petöfi Cercle on June 27,1956, Arpad Szakasits, social dem...
The meeting on June 27, 1956, on press and information policy, sparked the Revolution of October. Emil Horn, later historian of the Revolution.

#56040215A

The meeting on June 27, 1956, on press and information policy, sparked the Revol...
Tibor Deri, well-known Hungarian writer, addresses the meeting of the Petöfi Cercle on June 27, 1956.

#56040217A

Tibor Deri, well-known Hungarian writer, addresses the meeting of the Petöfi Cer...
During the meeting on press- and information policy at the Petöfi Cercle on June 27, 1956, Gabor Tanczos (left), Secretary of the Cercle, sits next to Geza Losonczy, who became Secretary of State in the Nagy-government during the Revolution. Losonczy died in prison in December 1957.

#56040234A

During the meeting on press- and information policy at the Petöfi Cercle on June...
The Petöfi Cercle, after two moves to ever larger rooms, finally met in the hall of Budapest's Officers' Club on June 27, 1956. 600 people were expected, 7.000 came to listen to discussions of the government's press- and information policy. The meeting was transmitted by loudspeaker to the thousands waiting outside.

#560403 8A

The Petöfi Cercle, after two moves to ever larger rooms, finally met in the hall...
The Petöfi Cercle was a discussion forum of the Communist Youth League (DISZ). Named after the hero-poet Sandor Petöfi , the poet of the Revolution of 1848, it attracted
intellectuals critical of the Communist party-line. 
The meeting of June 27,1956, on the government's press- and information policy, took place at the Budapest Officers' Club. Tibor Tardos, well-known columnist expelled from the Communist Party the previous year, addressed the Cercle.

#56040322

The Petöfi Cercle was a discussion forum of the Communist Youth League (DISZ). N...
The Petoefi-Club, named after the hero-poet of the Hungarian Revolution 1848,was a meeting place for intellectuals critical of the Communist Party-line.
Writer Tibor Deri addresses the Club on June 27, 1956. The speakers criticised the press and information policy of the Communist Geroe-government.

#56040410

The Petoefi-Club, named after the hero-poet of the Hungarian Revolution 1848,was...
During the meeting on press and information on June 27, 1956, Sandor Nogradi, member of the Central Committee, defended the Party line against attacks from the audience.

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During the meeting on press and information on June 27, 1956, Sandor Nogradi, me...
The meeting on the government's press and information policy sparked the Revolution in October. The discussion was lively. Budapest, 27 June 1956.

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The meeting on the government's press and information policy sparked the Revolut...
Board meeting of the agricultural cooperative at Hajnal,a former estate of a Cistercian monastery.During the meeting,
work is distributed to the various brigades,plans for
the harvest are made and accounts settled.
Hungary, May 1956

#560501 6A

Board meeting of the agricultural cooperative at Hajnal,a former estate of a Cis...
Hungary before the Revolution of 1956:Board meeting
of the agricultural cooperative at Hajnal,a former
estate of a Cistercian monastery.During the meeting,
work is distributed to the various brigades,plans for
the harvest are made and accounts settled.Hungary,1956

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Hungary before the Revolution of 1956:Board meeting of the agricultural cooperat...
The Sztalinvaros(now Dunapentele)steelplant was        
the flagship and pride of Hungarian industry under     
Communism. Yet labour unrest began among the steel-    
workers months before the outbreak of the Hungarian    
Revolution.Dunapentele,1956

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The Sztalinvaros(now Dunapentele)steelplant was the flagship and pride o...
A young couple contemplates the giant Stalin monument  on Budapest's Heroes Square.

#56051518

A young couple contemplates the giant Stalin monument on Budapest's Heroes Squa...
Matyas Rakosi, First Secretary of the Hungarian Communist Party, during a meeting of the Peoples' Front executive in Budapest. After his fall from power on July 17, 1956, he was sent into exile in the Soviet Union, where he died in 1971.

#560517 7A

Matyas Rakosi, First Secretary of the Hungarian Communist Party, during a meetin...
Istvan Kiss,sculptor,showing his model for a monument  
"To the Hungarian people",including Magyar tribes,     
medieval heroes,burghers,farmers and modern industrial 
workers.The monument was erected below the Budapest    
Castle hill. Budapest,1956

#56051811

Istvan Kiss,sculptor,showing his model for a monument "To the Hungarian people...
Archbishop Jozsef Grösz of Kalocsa, released from prison on May 12, 1956, celebrates an open-air mass on Corpus Christi day, May 31, 1956.

#56052211

Archbishop Jozsef Grösz of Kalocsa, released from prison on May 12, 1956, celebr...
A stormy meeting of the Hungarian Writers'Association
showed the cracks in the Communist system: Istvan Antos,
member of the Communist Party's economic committee,
explained the new Five-year-Plan and noted down criti-
cism. Next to him Peter Veres,president of the Writers
Association.

#56053122

A stormy meeting of the Hungarian Writers'Association showed the cracks in the...
In a stormy meeting of the Hungarian Writers' Association, Györgo Szudy called the planned raise of agricultural production "simply idiotic". The Writers' Association was dissolved in January 1957 and permitted to be re-established in 1959 only.

#56053130

In a stormy meeting of the Hungarian Writers' Association, Györgo Szudy called t...
Under Hungarian Communism,Protestants,Catholics and
Jews were fairly free to exercise their religion,but
members of the high clergy were persecuted.
A meeting,in Parliament,between members of the Communist government and religious leaders.
Budapest,1956

#560533 4

Under Hungarian Communism,Protestants,Catholics and Jews were fairly free to ex...
Hungarian Revolution 1956: Matyas Rakosi,First Secretary
of the Hungarian Communist Party,during a session of
the Hungarian Parliament.After his fall from Power in
the July 1956,he went into exile in the Soviet Union. Rakosi died in Moscow in 1971.Budapest,1956

#560533 7

Hungarian Revolution 1956: Matyas Rakosi,First Secretary of the Hungarian Commu...
Andras Hegedues,Prime Minister in Communist Hungary
(1955-1956,right),next to Isztvan Dobi,former
Prime Minister and member of the Central Committee
of the Hungarian Communist Party.

#56053535

Andras Hegedues,Prime Minister in Communist Hungary (1955-1956,right),next to I...
Hungarian Revolution 1956:Matyas Rakosi,First Secretary
of the Hungarian Communist Party,during a session of
the Hungarian Parliament.After his fall from power in
the July1956,he went into exile in the Soviet Union. Rakosi died in Moscow in 1971.Budapest,1956

#560536 6A

Hungarian Revolution 1956:Matyas Rakosi,First Secretary of the Hungarian Commun...
Andras Hegedues,Prime Minister in Communist Hungary    
(1955-1956,right),talking to Isztvan Dobi,former       
Prime Minister amd member of the Central Committee     
of the Hungarian Communist Party.

#56053617A

Andras Hegedues,Prime Minister in Communist Hungary (1955-1956,right),talkin...
Meeting of a communal agricultural commission under the chairmanship of the Secretary of the Communist Party. On the wall a portrait of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi, ousted and exiled to the Soviet Union in the spring of 1956.

#56053714

Meeting of a communal agricultural commission under the chairmanship of the Secr...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

#56054125

Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy, Hungarian liberal Reform - Communist, in his home on Orso-street. Prime Minister from 1953 to 1955, destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi, he was made Prime Minister again in the early days of the Revolution. When the Revolution was crushed by the Soviet Army, Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958. 
Here he is talking to his granddaughter Katalin.

#560542 9

Imre Nagy, Hungarian liberal Reform - Communist, in his home on Orso-street. Pri...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

#56054219

Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

#56054225

Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

#56054227

Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

#56054314

Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

#56054315

Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Istvan Kiss,sculptor,showing his model for a monument  
"To the Hungarian heroes" to a group of friends.Kis    
in center.The monument was erected below the Budapest  
Castle Hill,where it still stands.                     
See also:98-01-15/28

#560544 6

Istvan Kiss,sculptor,showing his model for a monument "To the Hungarian heroes...
Production meeting in Sztálinváros in the early summer of 1956.

#560547 3

Production meeting in Sztálinváros in the early summer of 1956.
Production meeting in Sztálinváros in the early summer of 1956.

#560547 8

Production meeting in Sztálinváros in the early summer of 1956.
A workers Council meeting at the Sztalinvaros steelmill (Dunapentele), summer 1956

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A workers Council meeting at the Sztalinvaros steelmill (Dunapentele), summer 19...
Production meeting in Sztálinváros in the early summer of 1956.

#56054724

Production meeting in Sztálinváros in the early summer of 1956.
A workers Council meeting at the Sztalinvaros steelmill (Dunapentele), summer 1956

#56055132

A workers Council meeting at the Sztalinvaros steelmill (Dunapentele), summer 19...
Meeting of the regional council of the National Front in the summer of 1956.Secretary General of the Hungarian Communist Party Matyas Rakosi (1892-1971), talks to Protestant Reform bishop Albert Bereczky.

#56055213A

Meeting of the regional council of the National Front in the summer of 1956.Secr...
Meeting of the Council of the National Front (a Communist front-organization for religious leaders who followed the Communist line), June 2, 1956. In the center Janos Kadar (the father of "Gulyas-Communism"), just released from prison; on the right  Zoltan Vas,  chairman of the Land Planning Office, which organized the transfer from private agriculture to collective farming along Communist lines.

#56055219A

Meeting of the Council of the National Front (a Communist front-organization for...
In the spring before the outbreak of the Hungarian
Revolution of October 1956, Hungarian Communist leaders
held a meeting of the Peoples'Front executive. Prime
Minister Hegedues in center, talking to Reformed Bishop
Bereczky,Rabbi Schwarz and Catholic bishop Hamvas.

#56055220A

In the spring before the outbreak of the Hungarian Revolution of October 1956,...
Under Hungarian Communism,Protestants,Catholics and
Jews were fairly free in the exercise of their religion
Some leaders of the churches were imprisoned.The
Archbishop of Kalocza,Joszef Groesz (1887-1961),shortly after his release from prison Budapest,1956

#56055823

Under Hungarian Communism,Protestants,Catholics and Jews were fairly free in th...
Richard Fremund,one of Czechoslovakia's young painters.
Fremund has had one show of his paintings in Brno,     
would like to go to Paris to study.

#560642 9A

Richard Fremund,one of Czechoslovakia's young painters. Fremund has had one show...
Jan Werich, the comic and cabaret actor is an institution in Prague and enjoys a fool's freedom in Communist Czechoslovakia. Here he spoofs a party official who is surrounded by his own portraits. Prague, 1956.

#56065133A

Jan Werich, the comic and cabaret actor is an institution in Prague and enjoys a...
Jiri Trnka,famous puppet-player and director of        
puppet-movies,carving one of his puppets in his        
Prague home.Standing, right, the figure of the "good   
soldier Schweijk" from Jaroslav Hasek's world-famous   
novel.Prague,1956

#56066222

Jiri Trnka,famous puppet-player and director of puppet-movies,carving on...
Jiri Trnka,famous puppet-player and director of        
puppet-movies,carving one of his puppets in his        
Prague home.Standing,left,is Jan Werich,famous and     
popular Czech comic who enjoyed fool's freedom         
under Communism.Prague,1956

#56066225

Jiri Trnka,famous puppet-player and director of puppet-movies,carving on...
Jiri Trnka,famous puppet-player and director of        
puppet-movies,drawing one of his puppets in his        
Prague home.Standing,background,is Jan Werich,famous   
and popular Czech comic who enjoyed a fool's freedom   
under Communism.Prague,1956

#56066230

Jiri Trnka,famous puppet-player and director of puppet-movies,drawing on...
Party-secretary Wladyslaw Gomulka and Prime Minister Josef Cyrankiewicz during a Youth Festival at the stadium in Warsaw, 1956

#56085720

Party-secretary Wladyslaw Gomulka and Prime Minister Josef Cyrankiewicz during a...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Stalin monument was toppled in the night of October 23. Furious insurgents hack and beat at the heavy bronze.

#56090119

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Stalin monument was toppled in the night of October 23. Furious insurgents hack and beat at the heavy bronze.

#56090122

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
During the first days of the Hungarian Revolution, food distribution became irregular and shops closed. Queues in front a Budapest food shop.

#56090128

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Budapest building with flags from which the Communist symbol, a hammer and sickle, has been cut out.

#56090137

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car.

#560902 0A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car.

#560902 2

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car in front of the Corvin-ter cinema.

#560902 3A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car in front of the Corvin-ter cinema. The "Kossuth arms", national emblem of the republic of 1946, has been painted on a BTR-152 APC armoured car captured by the insurgents.

#560902 6A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A young boy carrying a machine gun in the streets of Budapest.

#560902 7A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Soviet major lies dead on Ulloei ut, near the Killian barracks, where Col. Maleter held out until November 8.

#56090216A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Soviet major lies dead on Ulloei ut, near the Killian barracks, where Col. Maleter held out until November 8.

#56090218A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Soviet major lies dead on Ulloei ut, near the Killian barracks, where Col. Maleter held out until November 8.

#56090219

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have captured a Soviet cannon and painted
the Hungarian national emblem on it. 
Budapest,1956

#56090221

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Between street battles, Budapest citizens look at destroyed armoured cars in Joszef Koerut.
Budapest, 1956.

#56090226A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Between street battles, Budapest citizens look at destroyed armoured cars in Joszef Koerut.
Budapest, 1956.

#56090227

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Budapest ctizens queue for food and look at destroyed tanks and dead Soviet soldiers in a Budapest street.

#56090228A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car.

#56090240A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Women bringing loaves of bread  to the Corvin-group of insurgents led by Gergely Pongratz.

#560903 2

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
An insurgent in the streets of downtown Budapest.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Destroyed Soviet tanks and artillery on Erzsebet Koerut in downtown Budapest.

#56090311

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Destroyed Soviet tanks and artillery on Erzsebet Koerut in
downtown Budapest. An insurgent member of the Hungarian Army.

#56090313

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A man directs an armoured car in downtown Budapest.

#56090335

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Heavy Soviet T 34/85 tanks protect a street crossing on the Pest side of Kossuth-Bridge. These heavy tanks proved too unwieldy for downtown battles and many were destroyed or captured by the insurgents. The visible markings on these tanks - 430, 433 and 442 - show they are Soviet tanks; the Hungarian army did not have such tanks. In the background: Hotel Astoria.

#560904 5

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Stalin monument was toppled during the night of October 23. Furious insurgents hack and beat at the heavy bronze.

#56090422

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Hungarian soldier, whose armband shows that he has joined the insurgents, stands in front of a disabled Soviet ISU-122 tank.

#560905 3A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A street scene in downtown Budapest: civilians, a Hungarian soldier, insurgents with rifles.

#560905 4A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
An insurgent atop a disabled heavy Soviet assault gun on Joszef körut during early November 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A dead Soviet soldier lies in front of a badly damaged house on Joszef körut. Ocrober 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Dead Soviet soldiers covered with slaked lime lie in a heavily damaged street.

#56090510A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Dead Soviet soldiers covered with slaked lime lie in a heavily damaged street.

#56090512A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Cobblestones are used to build makeshift barriccades against Soviet tanks.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Residents walk through the streets of downtown Budapest
eyeing the damage. Children are burning Communist leaflets.
Cobblestones are being used for primitive barricades.

#56090524A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A pair of bronze boots is all that is left of the huge Stalin monument, destroyed during the night of 23 October 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A pair of bronze boots is all that is left of the huge Stalin monument, destroyed during the night of October 23rd.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
People looking at destroyed military vehicles. 
Railroad cars which were moved from the South Railway Station to Buda, where they served as obstacles against Soviet tanks.

#56090619

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
People looking at destroyed military vehicles. 
Railroad cars were moved from the South Railway Station to Buda, where they served as obstacles against Soviet tanks.

#56090627

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Head-quarters of the Corvin-group of insurgents under the command of Gergely Pongratz (on the telephone). Pongratz was able to escape to the USA after the revolution failed.

#560907 6A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Loaves of bread are brought to the headquarters of a group of insurgents commanded by Gergely Pongratz.
See also 98-01-16/24A,98-01-03/6A,12A

#56090712A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Loaves of bread are brought to the insurgents of the Corvin Lane group. Its headquarters were in a private apartment opposite the Corvin movie theatre.

#56090717A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Houses damaged by artillery fire in downtown Budapest,1956

#56090726A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Hungarian soldier, the red star on his cap replaced by the Hungarian national emblem; a lorry with a black flag collecting bodies of insurgents. The Hungarians buried their own, but the Soviets left without their dead.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A group of insurgents walk past the Kilian barracks after a day of fighting. In the background, Colonel Pal Maleter's tank by which he wished to retreat into the baracks on October 25 (the tank's guntower is turned to the boulevard), but got stuck in the entrance. Maleter became Minister of Defense on November 3, 1956. After the failure of the Revolution he was sentenced to death together with Imre Nagy and executed in 1958.

#56090730A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A burnt-out heavy tank "Josef Stalin" IS 3 with a 122 mm gun near the Kilian barracks in Budapest. A female insurgent walking home after a day of fighting. After the revolution failed, she was sentenced to death and executed.

#56090732A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Hungarian soldier, the red star on his cap replaced by the Hungarian national emblem; a lorry with a black flag collecting bodies of insurgents. The Hungarians buried their own, but the Soviets left without their dead.

#560908 1A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Well-dressed young ladies carrying rifles were a common sight in downtown Budapest.

#560908 8A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A railroad employee admires the rifles of a female fighter in front of the Corvin cinema. The gun has been protected from the falling snow with a poster reading "extended".

#56090819A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Wounded revolutionary carrying ammunition around his neck.
The death-toll was estimated at about 10.000 Hungarians.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A man paints the "Kossuth coat of arms", the emblem of the 1946 Hungarian republic, on a captured Soviet gun.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A disabled Soviet IS-3 tank on a street covered with rubble.

#56090832A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A  T-34 tank,with the Hungarian national emblem and one black and one Hungarian flag, is maneuvered into position as a roadblock.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A manned T 54 Soviet tank in front of the Hungarian
parliament building.
Budapest, November 4/5 1956

#560909 4A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents have hoisted a Hungarian flag on a captured Soviet tank in front of the New York Palace on Lenin Ring (today again Erzebet körut) near Blaha Lujza Square.

#56091010

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi.

#56091024

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi.

#56091027

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi.

#56091030

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi.

#56091031

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Triumphant insurgents burn posters and leaflets in front of the conquered AVH Headquarters in Budapest.

#560911 5

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered Budapest Headquarters of the Communist Hungarian Working People's Party.

#56091111

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the Budapest Headquarters of the Communist "Hungarian Working People's Party" insurgents burn Soviet flags.

#56091114

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have unfurled the Hungarian national flag in a window of the Budapest Headquarters of the Hungarian Communist Working People's Party.

#56091120

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A dead AVH-man, killed during the storming of the Headquarters of the Communist Hungarian Working People's Party, is decked out with a picture of Rakosi.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Janos Mesz, "Janos of the wooden leg", one of the leaders of the insurgents'group in Corvin Lane, standing at the Erkel Theatre on Republic Square (Köztarsasag ter) on October 30, 1956.
Mesz lost his leg in a railroad accident. He was fatally wounded on November 4th.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A patrol of insurgents in downtown Budapest.

#560912 5

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in the exercise of their religion. Some leaders of the churches were imprisoned. 
Joszef Cardinal Mindszenty returned to Budapest on October 31, 1956, after 8 years in an AVH (Secret Police) prison in Felsoepeteny. On November 4, he fled to the US-Embassy in Budapest, where he remained until 1971. He was permitted to leave Hungary in 1971 and lived in Vienna until his death in 1975.

#56091216

Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in t...
Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in the exercise of their religion. Some leaders of the churches were imprisoned. 
Joszef Cardinal Mindszenty returned to Budapest on October 31, 1956, after 8 years in an AVH (Secret Police) prison in Felsoepeteny. On November 4, he fled to the US-Embassy in Budapest, where he remained until 1971. He was permitted to leave Hungary in 1971 and lived in Vienna until his death in 1975.

#56091217

Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in t...
Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in the exercise of their religion. Some leaders of the churches were imprisoned. 
Joszef Cardinal Mindszenty returned to Budapest on October 31, 1956, after 8 years in an AVH (Secret Police) prison in Felsoepeteny. On November 4, he fled to the US-Embassy in Budapest, where he remained until 1971. He was permitted to leave Hungary in 1971 and lived in Vienna until his death in 1975.

#56091218

Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in t...
Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in the exercise of their religion. Some leaders of the churches were imprisoned. 
Joszef Cardinal Mindszenty returned to Budapest on October 31, 1956, after 8 years in an AVH (Secret Police) prison in Felsoepeteny. On November 4, he fled to the US-Embassy in Budapest, where he remained until 1971. He was permitted to leave Hungary in 1971 and lived in Vienna until his death in 1975.

#56091220A

Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in t...
Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in the exercise of their religion. Some leaders of the churches were imprisoned. 
Joszef Cardinal Mindszenty returned to Budapest on October 31, 1956, after 8 years in an AVH (Secret Police) prison in Felsoepeteny. On November 4, he fled to the US-Embassy in Budapest, where he remained until 1971. He was permitted to leave Hungary in 1971 and lived in Vienna until his death in 1975.

#56091221

Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in t...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
From a captured Soviet tank, insurgents storm the HQ of AVH, the feared Secret Police, on Koeztarsasag-Square.
Budapest, 30 October 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
From a captured Soviet tank, insurgents storm the HQ of AVH, the feared Secret Police, on Koeztarsasag-Square.
Budapest, 30 October 1956.

#56091235A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The tanks visible near the bridge, carrying the number 232, are Soviet T-54 tanks.

#560913 1

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...