East Germans Protesting (1989)

By the end of the 1980s, the Soviet Union could no longer maintain its sphere of influence in Eastern Europe and East Germany. The East German population was growing more restless with lack of reforms  in Erich Honecker’s East Germany.  The collapse of the East German state began with a decline in the standard of […]

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Jozef Pilsudski, Jospeh Goebbels, Hans-Adolf Moltke, and Jozef Beck (1934)

It was in 1934 that Germany and Poland signed a non-aggression pact. Hans-Adolf Moltke (left) German Ambassador to Poland   stands with Jozef Pilsudski (right) Minister of Military Affairs and the de facto leader of the nation  . Joseph Goebbels stands next to Polish Foreign Minister Jozef Beck. German and Polish leaders met in Warsaw to […]

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Mohammed Zahir Shah Attends The Presidential Oath Ceremony of Hamid Karazi (2004)

This picture taken in December of 2004 shows Hamid Karazi  taking the presidential oath for his second term. The former King of Afghanistan seated on the far right attended the ceremony. Mohammed Zahir Shah reigned from 1933 to 1973, During that period in the 20th century he expanded diplomatic relations of Afghanistan to numerous countries […]

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