Laurent Demaille

Laurent Demaille

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To protect Winston Churchill in wartime a special one-man pressure chamber was built for the personal plane which carried him many times across the Atlantic and to Casablanca, Moscow and Yalta. Churchill was warned by his doctors that it was dangerous for a man of his age and physical condition to fly above 8,000 feet.

β€œTo protect the precious bulk of Winston Churchill in wartime a special one-man pressure chamber was built for the personal plane which carried him many times across the Atlantic and to Casablanca, Moscow and Yalta." - LIFE 1947 This is for you Johnston

1943 Life Magazine - Women Air Force Pilots

LIFE Cover, July 1943 - Pilot trainee Shirley Slade she sits on the wing of her Army trainer at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas. In September, Slade graduated as part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots Class

De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito B.IV's

WWII World War 2 De Havilland Mosquito 105 Sqn DH IV RAF Marham. One of the most versatile and amazing Fighter-Bomber Aircraft in history.

Woman worker at Curtiss-Wright, ca.1943-44 -- What a great expression! ~

Woman worker grinding a machined part at Curtiss-Wright. Photograph by F. Dale Smith, Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collection. Smith, Dale F.

Library of Strahov Monastery, Prague

Library of Strahov Monastery, Prague (by Michael Langille)--one of the great purposes of monasteries was to preserve learning and books--so they often possess great libraries

1950's Coca Cola soda fountain

Everything CocCola - - Coca Cola soda fountain "Coke. Refresh Yourself" In the I had a play one of these. You put an open bottle of Coke in it & worked like the real thing