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Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev drinking wine from a drinking horn in the Soviet Republic of Georgia – 1963 3

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev drinking wine from a drinking horn in the Soviet Republic of Georgia – 1963 2

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev drinking wine from a drinking horn in the Soviet Republic of Georgia – 1963

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev drinking wine from a drinking horn in the Soviet Republic of Georgia, 1963

Underwater detonation of 23 kiloton nuclear weapon, 1946

Crossroads Baker, showing the white surface

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“My God, help me to survive this deadly Love”.


“My God, help me to survive this deadly Love”.


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Photo Credit: AP Photo / Helmuth Lohmann / Corbis

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Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev and East German leader Erich Honecker change kisses after Brezhnev was honored with the title

Photo Credit: AP Photo / Helmuth Lohmann / Corbis

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The Socialist Fraternal Kiss, “The Kiss”, 1979.

Photo Credit: AP Photo / Helmuth Lohmann / Corbis

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Babies in a divided Berlin, 1961.

Fidel Castro lighting a cigar and wearing two Rolex watches during a meeting with Khrushchev, Kremlin, 1963

Rolex watches weren’t status symbol when this picture was taken.

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Twenty years after his jump, Schumann stands before the iconic photo by Peter Leibing.

Photo Credit: Chronos Media GmbH – Getty Images / Peter Leibing