An East German soldier at Checkpoint Charlie on the Berlin border. Photograph by Paul Schutzer. Berlin, Germany, October 1962.
June 18, 2013, 7:23pm / 226
The lights are going out all across Europe.
June 18, 2013, 4:00pm / 3121
“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.”
May 27, 2013, 1:00pm / 1663
Richard Arvine Overton served in the South Pacific from 1942 to 1945. At 107, he’s America’s oldest veteran. He plans to enjoy this year’s Memorial Day in what he describes as the familiar company of up to 12 cigars and some whiskey-stiffened coffee.
And in case you’re curious, he attributes his longevity to yard work, whiskey and an aspirin a day.
May 25, 2013, 7:41pm / 314