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1947: Jewish refugees arrive in Palestine with a banner proclaiming: "The Germans destroyed our families and homes - don't you destroy our hopes"..
A German prisoner of war rebuilding Stalingrad, 1947.
Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947
J. Robert Oppenheimer and Albert Einstein, 1947
Zanzibar, 1947. An exhausted nanny poses with her young charge, named Farrokh Bulsara. A quarter of a century later, he would adopt the pseudonym of Freddie Mercury.
Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen stands next to his third wife, Dagmar Freuchen-Gale. He is wearing a polar bear coat made from a bear he killed himself, 1947
Commandant of Auschwitz Rudolf Höss being escorted to the gallows for his execution, 1947
Piotr Chemy, a young Polish man who survived a concentration camp, is readied for his execution after being convicted of murdering a German family. The family had found him wandering on a snowy night, fed him, and gave him a bed. Chemy killed them as they slept, Landsberg Prison, 1947 .
Spring break in California, 1947.
Japanese officers Toshiaki Mukai (center) and Tsuyoshi Noda (right) during their war crimes trial in China. During the Nanjing massacre, they competed over who could kill a 100 people with a sword first. After the two both killed over a hundred people, they restarted to 150, 1947 .
Japanese-American Tomoya Kawakita stands in jail. He had defected to Japan during the war and brutalized American POWs in prison camps. Kawakita was arrested after being recognized by a former POW. He is currently one of the last Americans to be convicted of treason, California, 1947 .
Woman hanging washing to dry, 1947.
Woman preparing pies for Methodist church dinner (Hartford, Michigan 1947)
Up to 70,000 British women left the UK in 1945-1947 to reunite with their American husbands in the United States. This is a photo of the HMS Victorious filled with women and children on their way to the US.
Portrait of arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife Dagmar Freuchen-Gale, fashion illustrator, 1947.
A Mother Shows A Picture Of Her Son To A Returning Prisoner Of War, 1947
A library with books being divided into India and Pakistan during Partition in 1947
Ukrainian woman at work as seen by John Steinbeck during his visit to Kyiv, Ukraine in 1947
“Burdened with life on their shoulders” clicked by Margaret Bourke-White during the India-Pakistan partition (one of the largest and the bloodiest migrant crisis in the human history) in 1947.
Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart lead a group of Hollywood figures who flew to Washington, D.C. in 1947 to protest the House Un-American Activities Committee and the emerging blacklist.
King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and his wife Queen Elena in the garden of their house in Alexandria (Egypt); there the King spent the last 2 years of his life in exile. Photo taken in 1947
A caravan of refugees passing by the graves of those who went before them, The Partition of India, 1947
74 years ago today, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier by becoming the first Black man to play in MLB in the modern era. Changed sports forever. (1947)
Former GI Ernest Kreiling and his wife Jean visit the grave of his best friend in France, 1947.
Andrei Tarkovsky playing chess with his father Arseny Tarkovsky, 1947
1947, December - Traffic Lights being made in Shreveport, Louisiana for shipment around the world.
Children playing among the wreckage of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, 1947
A Small child who is part of Indonesian Guerilla troop stand bravely after captured by The Dutch circa 1947
Stetson Kennedy an activist who infiltrated the KKK, poses in KKK garb, 1947.
The first official photograph of Princess Elizabeth with her fiance Philip Mountbatten at Buckingham Palace, 10th July 1947.
Spring break in California, 1947.
Ludwig Fischer, governor of Warsaw District, creator of Warsaw Ghetto and mass murderer of Poles and Jews, shown here sitting in his prison cell. He was executed on 8 March 1947 in Warsaw, Poland shortly after this picture was taken. Warsaw, 1947.
The Great Blizzard of New York City, 1947
Turkish Officer October 21 1947
President Harry Truman advertising exercise and good health aboard the USS Missouri. He is leading the club’s Calisthenics class in the photo, 1947
The largest non-nuclear explosion in history as the British try to make Heligoland permanently unusable as a military base. Germany 1947
Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947
Nationalist Beijing, pictured in color during the Chinese Civil War in 1947, the Nationalist Government would flee to Taiwan 2 years later.
Howard Hughes at the controls his flying boat the Spruce Goose before its first and only flight, Long Beach, CA, 1947
John F. Daniels, MP, inspects the electrically-powered midget auto, designed by a former kamikaze pilot, during its first public run in Tokyo, December 21, 1947 AP
The USS Sennet SS-408 - Operation “Highjump,” the third Byrd Antarctic Expedition - USN photo courtesy of Arctic Submarine Laboratory c.1947
An Australian-Aboriginal family whose photograph was used in a project by the Australian government to show how Aboriginal people can be assimilated into white Australian society by 'breeding out the colour', 1947.
The aftermath of Texas City Disaster, one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions, that occurred on April 16th, 1947 when 2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate caught fire and exploded and caused the SS High Flyer, a ship carrying sulfur, to also explode. 400-600 perished from the accident. x
President Chiang Kai-Shek casts his vote in the nationwide General Election for members of the National Assembly at Nanking, December 8th, 1947
Amsterdam 1947. The Dutch vessel "Johan van Oldenbarnevelt" is about to leave port. Headed for the Dutch Indies. Carrying thousands of young soldiers, including my grandfather, in an attempt to reclaim former colonies after WW2. Image resolution .
Emperor Hirohito visiting Nagasaki in 1947 .
US Military Airplane Graveyard in the Jungle of New Guinea, 1947,
Prince Philip at his stag night with Lord Mountbatten, 1947
Wedding of Princess Elizabeth (now, Queen Elizabeth II) and Philip Mountbatten (the late Duke of Edinburgh) at Westminster Abbey. London, United Kingdom. November 20, 1947
Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947
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