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United States Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager stands beside the plane in which he became the first pilot to break the sound barrier, 1947.
Culture
'40s

Chuck Yeager: World’s First Supersonic Man

LIFE magazine cover of actress Shirley Eaton in gold body paint for the 1964 James Bond film, "Goldfinger." Photo by Loomis Dean.
Athletes
'60s

1964 in LIFE Magazine Covers: The World, 50 Years Ago

On the screen of a drive-in theater in Utah, Charlton Heston, as Moses in the 'The Ten Commandments,' throws his arms wide before what appears to be a congregation of cars at prayer.
Culture
1936
1972

The Best of LIFE: 37 Years in Pictures

Dachau, 1950.
History
'50s

Ghosts in the Sun: Hitler’s Personal Photographer …

The Rev. Billy Graham in 1952.
Culture
'50s

LIFE With Billy Graham: Rare Photos From the Early …

Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Buzz Aldrin, 1969
History
'60s

Up Close and Personal With Apollo 11: A LIFE …

Marilyn Monroe, 24, in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1950.
Culture
1943
1990

LIFE in 2012: The Year in 12 Galleries

Migrant Field Worker, Tulare Migrant Camp, CA. 1940
Culture
'30s

Arthur Rothstein’s Return: A Master’s …

George Lott, 22, wounded in both arms by German mortar fire, suffers as doctors mold a plaster cast to his body, 1944.
Behind the Picture
'40s

Behind the Picture: George Lott, Wounded Warrior

Dressed in bomb-squad protective gear, Uri tries to learn how to juggle using three hand grenades on a hill above the holy city. A year ago a terrorist-planted bomb exploded in a bus carrying Jews through West Jerusalem. “I arrived two minutes after the explosion,” says Uri. “There were shoes, fingers, glasses, blood. It was hell.” During the last 12 months the team has defused 36 other such devices. [1984]
History
'80s

‘Disarmers of Terror': LIFE With an Israeli Bomb …

Nearly all of operational U.S. Air Force models in a single formation, Florida, 1956.
Actors
1942
1958

Photographer Spotlight: J.R. Eyerman

Charles M. Schulz with one of his family's five dogs in California in 1967.
Art & Artists
'60s

Good Ol’ Charles Schulz: The …

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a mushroom farm and sparks a near-riot among adoring workers in an undated photo released in July 2013 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
History
1939
2013

Dark Stars: Kim Jong Un, Hitler and Their Adoring Female Fans

Children watch the story of "Saint George and the Dragon" at an outdoor puppet theater in Paris, 1963.
Actresses
1932
1969

Unforgettable Eisenstaedt: 22 Amazing Photos by a Master

John Astin with an actress auditioning for the role of Morticia Addams, 1964.
Bill Ray
'60s

‘Addams Family’ Hopefuls: Photos From …

Muhammad Ali in New York City, 1968
Athletes
'60s

Ali in Exile: Rare Photos of the Once and Future Champ …

NSDAP 'Cigarette Book' Photo
History
'30s

A Box of WWII Souvenirs Yields a Trove of Nazi Creation Myths

Arthur Ashe
Athletes
'60s

Arthur Ashe: In Praise of a Calm, Cool Tennis Champion

Gen. Douglas MacArthur with Gen. Richard Sutherland (left) and Col. Lloyd Lehrbas (second from left) walks through the surf to the beach at Lingayen, Luzon, the Philippines, Jan. 9, 1945.
Behind the Picture
'40s

Behind the Picture: MacArthur Lands at Luzon, the …

Photographer Lee Miller in Hitler's bathtub, Munich, 1945.
David E. Scherman
'40s

The Woman in Hitler’s Bathtub: Lee Miller, Munich, 1945

Vietnam 1963
History
'60s

America in Vietnam, 1963: Deeper Into War

Captured Polish soldiers, 1939.
History
'30s

World War II Erupts: Color Photos From the Invasion of …

Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Civil Rights Movement
'50s

LIFE and Civil Rights: Segregation in 1956 South Carolina

James Dean, 1955.
Actors
'50s

Phil Stern: Classic Hollywood Portraits

Ingrid Bergman in 1943, around the time she starred in For Whom The Bell Tolls.
Actresses
1941
1967

LIFE With Ingrid Bergman: A Woman in Full

Barbra Streisand in 1966
Actresses
'60s

LIFE With Streisand: Early Photos of an Insecure Star

Gene Kelly dancing, 1944.
Actors
'40s

Gene Kelly: Caught in the Act

Louis Mattar enjoys a pull on the water pipe he installed in his heavily modified 1947 Cadillac.
Autos
'50s

Shower? Check. Washing Machine? Check. Hookah? Check. …

1937 Reich Party Congress, Nuremberg, Germany.
History
'30s

A Brutal Pageantry: The Third Reich’s Myth-Making …

Georgia O'Keeffe photographed on the roof of her Ghost Ranch home in New Mexico, 1967.
Art & Artists
'60s

Georgia O’Keeffe: Invincible

Julie Newmar on the set of the Broadway play, "The Marriage-Go-Round," for which she won a Tony Award, 1958.
Actresses
'50s

Julie Newmar: ‘I Was in LIFE’

Korean War orphan Kang Koo Ri, 1951.
Behind the Picture
'50s

‘The Little Boy Who Wouldn’t Smile': A …

Dehydrated space foods for astronauts on Gemini missions, 1963.
Culture
'60s

Dining Out at 17,000 MPH: A Brief History of Food in Space

New York City Ballet performs 'Symphony In Three Movements,' 1972.
Art & Artists
'70s

‘Movement Itself': Gorgeous Color Photos of …

Masters and Johnson, 1966
Culture
'60s

The Real ‘Masters of Sex': LIFE With Masters and …

Fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli in her study -- filled with treasures, paintings and books -- in Paris, 1947.
Culture
'40s

Elsa Schiaparelli: Coco Chanel’s Great, Forgotten …

The gantry retracts while Saturn V boosters lift the Apollo 11 astronauts toward the moon, July 16, 1969.
History
'60s

Apollo 11: What Liftoff Looked Like

A French woman collaborator and her baby, whose father is German, returns to her home after having her head shaven following the capture of Chartres by the Allies, August 1944.
Editor's Pick
'40s

Robert Capa Reveals an Ugly Side of Liberation in WWII France

AIDS sufferer David Kirby and family, 1990
Behind the Picture
'90s

Behind the Picture: The Photo That Changed the Face of AIDS

Quadriplegic Marke Dumpert, invalided out of the Marines as a lance corporal, waits helplessly to be dried in a veterans' hospital.
Co Rentmeester
'70s

America’s Appalling Veterans Affairs Scandal: The …

Pelé in action against Bulgaria during 1966 World Cup in England.
Art Rickerby
'60s

Dear Brazil: Missing Neymar? Remember When Pelé Went …

Night of the Hunter
Culture
1930s
1990s

Dark World: In Praise of the Bitter Pleasures of Film Noir

Ruins of a town in northwestern France, summer 1944.
D-Day
'40s

The Ruins of Normandy: Color Photos From France, 1944

Picture from the roll of film found in Paul Schutzer's camera after he was killed on the first day of the Six-Day War, June 1967.
History
'60s

Paul Schutzer, Casualty of War: A Great …

Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini ride through streets flanked by black-uniformed Italian Fascists during Hitler's 1938 state visit to Italy.
History
'30s

Hitler and Mussolini: Color Photos of Chummy Warmongers

Bill Eppridge—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Behind the Picture
'60s

Behind the Picture: RFK’s Assassination, Los …

American combat engineers eat a meal atop boxes of ammunition stockpiled for the impending D-Day invasion, May 1944.
D-Day
'40s

Before and After D-Day: Color Photos From England and France

Lance Cpl. James C. Farley, helicopter crew chief, Vietnam, 1965.
History
'60s

Sudden Death in Vietnam: ‘One Ride With Yankee …

John and Robert Kennedy at a hearing of a Senate select committee on labor racketeering, 1957.
Great Leaders
1947
1963

LIFE With JFK: Classic Portraits of a Political …

George Lacks—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
History
1939
1953

Picturing Stalin: Tracking a Tyrant’s Face Around …

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