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Deutsche Helden hinter Gittern: Die Skulpturen der Siegesallee waren von Hitlers "Generalbauinspektor für die Reichshauptstadt" Albert Speer an die Große Sternallee im Tiergarten versetzt worden. Nach dem Krieg wurden sie im Lapidarium zwischengelagert. Von links: Wilhelm I. von Reinhold Begas (vor 1905), Markgraf Johann II. von Brandenburg von Reinhold Felderhoff (1899) und Markgraf Otto II. von Brandenburg von Josef Uphues (1898).

Deutsche Helden hinter Gittern: Die Skulpturen der Siegesallee waren von Hitlers "Generalbauinspektor für die Reichshauptstadt" Albert Speer an die Große Sternallee im Tiergarten versetzt worden. Nach dem Krieg wurden sie im Lapidarium zwischengelagert. Von links: Wilhelm I. von Reinhold Begas (vor 1905), Markgraf Johann II. von Brandenburg von Reinhold Felderhoff (1899) und Markgraf Otto II. von Brandenburg von Josef Uphues (1898).

10 Female Samurai While strictly a masculine term, the Japanese bushi class did have women who received similar Samurai training. These were called “Onna-Bugeisha,” and were known to participate in combat with their male Samurai. Weapon of choice was usually the naginata, a spear with a curved, sword-like blade that was versatile, & relatively light. Battle site Senbon Matsubaru remains were DNA tested & 35 of 105 bodies were female.

Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

LOOK: Women Weren't Allowed To Do This -- But She Did It Anyway

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

Sophie Scholl, la Rosa Blanca

picsofhistory: “ Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she.

A soldier helping a boy over the barbed wire. After the picture, the soldier was immediately replaced. God only knows what happened to him afterwards.

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through

Boeckh, August (1785-1867), bust by Reinhold Begas, 1871 (Berlin)

Boeckh, August bust by Reinhold Begas, 1871 (Berlin)

Berlin gay bar, c1933. It was later closed Down by the NS regime

Berlin gay bar 1933 It was later closed Down by the NS regime

Rote Insel Berlin Schoeneberg 1918-Das Gemaelde zeigt den suedwestlichen Teil der Insel,an dem Ring- und Wannseebahn aufeinandertreffen

Hans Baluschek Tiefer Schnee - Hans Baluschek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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