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Powerful Politicos & Wartime Performances

With so much time at home, we at Photomyne want to help you make the most out of the days to come with a refreshing taste of the good times behind us.

Guess the historical figure

Who am I?

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, I capitalized on moving Germany forward while holding various ministry leadership positions. Since 2005, I've been in charge, with some calling me the most powerful woman in the world.

Photo source: Ossenbrink/SIPA

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Wartime entertainment

During the Vietnam War, Bob Hope's USO tour brought smiles to thousands of troops' faces. As part of a 1966 tour, Ann Margaret put on quite a show.

Photo source: Flickr

The way we were

Hop on, hop-off

London's red, double-decker buses are as notorious as its black cabs, Queen's guard, and bridges. Just don't mistake them for tour buses.

Photo source: Flickr

On this day

Victory at Iwo Jima

One of the most iconic photos in US history. The flag was raised as they continued to take sniper fire a month before the island was secured today in 1945.

Photo source: Associated Press Wirephoto

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is today's historical figure
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