USA soldiers serving in Korea during its harsh and brutal winter of Korea. I know what it is to freeze solid with the ground while on patrol. These men were tough hombres'! Tough enough to go back and do it again - if you asked it of them today! God Bless the Korean War Vets! Heroes All!
This real photo, taken in 1950 shows a Soviet patrolman handing a can of condensed milk to a polar bear sow while a playful cub embraces his leg. Soldiers stationed in the Chukchi Peninsula took pity on the many bears they shared the landscape with, who became emaciated during an especially cold winter. Condensed milk was plentiful, and the soldiers offered them as gifts to the hungry (and extremely dangerous) animals.
Contrary to popular opinion, the two in the picture were not lovers; the soldier was jubilantly planting kisses on women in Times Square Read more at http://all-that-is-interesting.com/the-ten-most-iconic-photos-of-the-1940s/2/#5U81jBSeDgf1bjMQ.99
Whomever he played—soldier, cowboy, adventurer, lounge lizard, lover—Gary Cooper became that character. The artistry was seamless, so natural that it was impossible to tell where the man left off and the actor began. As Charles Laughton put it: ‘We act, he is.’ John Barrymore put it another way: ‘This fellow is the world’s greatest actor. He does without effort what the rest of us spend our lives trying to learn—namely to be natural.’ (ᴊᴏʜɴ ᴍᴜʟʜᴏʟʟᴀɴᴅ)
Winter-Soldier #7 Bucky: From the early 1950s through the fall of the Soviet Union, The Red Room ( Красная комната )was a training program in Moscow. One of many arms of Department X, the KGB’s experimental science division. It’s where Natasha was raised… where she earned the rank of Black Widow… and where, in the late 1950s, she met me.
An American soldier relaxes by taking a footbath in a spare helmet whilst reading a magazine, during the Korean War, 1950