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"'-The attempt to impose upon man, a creature of growth and capable of sweetness, to ooze juicily at the last round the bearded lips of God, to attempt to impose, I say, laws and conditions appropriate to a mechanical creation, against this i raise my swordpen-'"
-A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

(Source: foxfamilyfeatures, via his-name-was-writ-in-water)

posted 14 hours ago
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thebeautyandthehorror:

Russian men and women rescue their humble belongings from their burning homes, said to have been set on fire by the Russians, part of a scorched-earth policy, in a Leningrad suburb on October 21, 1941.

thebeautyandthehorror:

Russian men and women rescue their humble belongings from their burning homes, said to have been set on fire by the Russians, part of a scorched-earth policy, in a Leningrad suburb on October 21, 1941.

posted 15 hours ago
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photomata:

Workers leaving Harland & Wolff Shipyard at Queens Road in Belfast (1911). The RMS Titanic is in the background.

photomata:

Workers leaving Harland & Wolff Shipyard at Queens Road in Belfast (1911). The RMS Titanic is in the background.

posted 15 hours ago
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#rms titanic

worldwartwoinpics:

American soldier relieving Japanese Imperial Army soldiers of their weapons after surrender in Korea inn 1945

worldwartwoinpics:

American soldier relieving Japanese Imperial Army soldiers of their weapons after surrender in Korea inn 1945

posted 15 hours ago
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chasingplotswithyou:

boyswithbeardswithcats:

Tim Sutton of Marble Hornets via Troy Wagner

reminder that tim ended up on a blog for boys with beards and cats

chasingplotswithyou:

boyswithbeardswithcats:

Tim Sutton of Marble Hornets via Troy Wagner

reminder that tim ended up on a blog for boys with beards and cats

(via sutten-plant)

posted 15 hours ago
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#christ #marble hornets

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

Greek and British troops move an artillery gun off the docks at Souda Bay. (IWM)

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

Greek and British troops move an artillery gun off the docks at Souda Bay. (IWM)

posted 16 hours ago
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(Source: larpurlarista)

posted 16 hours ago
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#on the waterfront #a streetcar named marlon brando

(Source: ilovethe-chase)

posted 16 hours ago
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gespensterdivision:

British troops from Anzio link up with American troops who have advanced north from the Gustav Line, Italy

gespensterdivision:

British troops from Anzio link up with American troops who have advanced north from the Gustav Line, Italy

posted 16 hours ago
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(Source: killbilled)

posted 16 hours ago
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#the fall #lee pace yourself

flutterlikebutterflies:

Ballet class in a destroyed Russian town during WWII

flutterlikebutterflies:

Ballet class in a destroyed Russian town during WWII

posted 17 hours ago
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(Source: maudit)

posted 17 hours ago
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#on the waterfront #this poor girl #a streetcar named marlon brando

fuckyeahrmstitanic:

On this day in 1915, the Eastland rolled over while tied to dock taking with her over 800 souls. 

fuckyeahrmstitanic:

On this day in 1915, the Eastland rolled over while tied to dock taking with her over 800 souls. 

posted 1 day ago
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(Source: nerdintheattic, via salutationtothestars)

posted 1 day ago
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#star treking #star trek

ryanshistoryblog:

Members of the NSB (Dutch national socialist party) and shaven “kraut girls” are being brought in by members of the Dutch Resistance, 1945. From: The Dutch National Archives

ryanshistoryblog:

Members of the NSB (Dutch national socialist party) and shaven “kraut girls” are being brought in by members of the Dutch Resistance, 1945. From: The Dutch National Archives

posted 2 days ago
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