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Astronaut – Donald “Deke” Slayton

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Described by Life Magazine as “frank and stubborn,” Slayton once joked that people were always trying to stop him from exploring. Indeed, the Air Force almost rejected him when they discovered that his left ring finger, which had been severed…

Imperial Korean Passport

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1905 Imperial Korean passport The passport shown here was issued by the Imperial Korean Foreign Office in Seoul on the 27th day of the 3rd month of the 9th year of 光武 (E Kwangmu, F Kwangmon). As a solar date…

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ZEPPELIN.ORG (ITALY) “Want To Know How a North Korean Passport Looks Like”. The Italian magazine for international politics also published the article. CONDE NAST TRAVELLER (NEW YORK, USA) “This Is What a North Korean Passport Looks Like”. Katherine Lagrave just…

Sugihara UNESCO Memory of the World Program

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Sugihara’s home city and museum in Yaotsu, Japan is applying to cover Sugihara Chinue’s documents, which saved so many lifes during the Holocaust, within the UNESCO Memory of the World Program. UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme is an international…

Sugihara UNESCO Project

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Yaotsu, Gifu prefecture, Japan – Sugihara’s birthplace, where also the Chiune Sugihara Memorial Hall is located As you may know, UNESCO’s Memory of the World Program is a United Nations initiative to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity. Our hope…

The Passport Photo And It’s History

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2015 was actually the 100th anniversary of the passport photo but it was unfortunately not much communicated or even celebrated. Only the British newspaper “The Sunday Post” published a brief article in March 2015. The history of Man’s most travelled…