BERLIN - 1936 : Jesse Owens of the USA in action in the mens at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. Owens won a total of four gold medals in the Olympics, winning the mens final, final and the long jump competiton as we
Battle of Normandy, June On D-Day, Operation Overlord launches the invasion of German-occupied western Europe. Tank landing ships unload supplies on Omaha Beach, building up for the breakout from Normandy.
Official Poster of the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, 'XVth Olympic Games, Helsinki Finland, - artwork by Finnish artist Ilmari Sysimetsä showing the legendary Finnish long-distance runner Paavo Nurmi